The writer teaches Political Science at Hindu College, University of Delhi.
In his fourth innings as CM, the Bihar CM’s skills in negotiating with allies and opponents will be tested.
Their sheer numbers mean that it’s jobs and education, not bijli-paani that dominate the election narrative in the state
In bridging the moral distance between the “self” and the “other”, between a compatriot and foreigner, lies the crux of the Gandhian ethic of a global humanity
It is not to say that the so-called top colleges in India do not have the drive or the capabilities to excel independently. But for a real assessment, they would need to be freed from inherent structural rigidities and be brought at par with each other.