Anil Dharkar is a writer and columnist.
Topple the Racists is a good slogan but it ignores the first lesson of history, that of presentism — interpreting past events in terms of modern values and concepts.
It’s only now, with the images we see everywhere, that we have begun to see them: An exhausted child asleep on his mother’s suitcase as she drags it along, a young man cradling his friend as he breathes his last after walking hundreds of miles.
Whoever emerges from these elections as the Congress president will have to work towards a national agenda which unites opposition parties.
Congress and other Opposition parties are up against a regime whose leaders have a 24x7 commitment to electoral politics. Their time for 2024 starts now
NOTA is not an option; the option really is this: Better not the devil we know than the devil we don’t, because the latter may turn out to be not a devil at all.
Someone should calm Virat Kohli down and make him study the situation instead of screaming at it
The Bullet Train project is economically unviable, will not lead to a transfer of technology and serve only a minuscule proportion of rail passengers.
Unreliability of IMD, lack of planning, absence of ecological sensitivity. A sensationalist TV didn’t help
India’s quest for Olympic medals is hampered by history and geography. We need to concentrate on events where our strength lies.
Brexit vote shows democracy can defeat itself
India’s highest civilian award should be given to someone who is admired by everyone — like Zubin Mehta.
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