The writer taught at the Delhi University
This historical putsch concomitantly finds inclusion in school textbooks wherein different inhabitants of a common geographical/demographical space are inscribed in specific and essentialised forms of representation
We need to fortify constitutional freedoms against sectarian challenges
Those who object to court ban on bursting crackers make a poor case
The old adage reads : “some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them.”
PM Modi’s style of engagment undermines the relevance of legislative oversight.
The questioning of institutions must be kept alive in a democratic order.
The latest clarifications from the Party’s Central Committee restore important perspectives and hopefully provide the clarities needed to mount a united resistance to proto-fascist forces and tendencies.
Both separatists and the Centre have a lot to answer for.
What the Indian State has failed to demonstrate thus far is that the people of Kashmir are as integral to its affections and concerns as the land in which they live.
The insistence on ideological purity could prove fatal for India’s Left