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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Martha C. Nussbaum

The writer is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago. She is author, among others, of ‘Political Emotions’.

Reconciliation, above all
Fri, Nov 30, 2018

Instead of building walls in our imaginations, we need to tear them down. It helps to think of children

India & US, spot the difference
Mon, Jul 24, 2017

In India, the promise of equal empowerment through education and employment has not been fulfilled by successive governments ruling at the Centre over many decades. Modi promised a faster economy and more jobs, although he hasn’t delivered on either.

JNU row: Ekla cholo re
Tue, Mar 08, 2016

Recent events in JNU show that dissent has dangerously lost ground in Tagore’s India.

All our love stories
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

On same-sex love, Bollywood needs to break the taboo, take the lead.

A law against dignity
Thu, Jan 09, 2014

Section 377 reeks of the anxieties of Victorian Britain and Puritan America.

Fatal error
Thu, Feb 28, 2013

Death penalty cannot be fairly implemented in the US. Is India different?