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Tony Joseph

The writer is a former editor of ‘Businessworld’ magazine.

Harappan meat-eaters, Lutyens’ vegetarians
Sat, Feb 22, 2020

An old discomfort persists among ruling elites vis a vis the country’s earliest civilisation.

How Narendra Modi’s mandate for 2019 is different from the one in 2014
Fri, May 24, 2019

The mandate of 2019 could not be more different: it is for religion-based muscular nationalism, or Hindutva.

The real reasons for demonetisation might be hiding in plain sight
Mon, Dec 19, 2016

The Government insists there was no bungling and everything is going according to plan. An inquiry into what that implies.

Queen of Her Realm
Sat, Mar 19, 2016

An intriguing account of the life of Sethu Lakshmi Bayi, ruler of Travancore, is also a story of how a progressive matrilineal system was upstaged by Victorian prudery and patriarchy.

When in a pickle, make some fudge
Wed, Sep 09, 2015

That skewed sex ratios affect population growth is self-evident. Still, here are three studies to prove it.

Bend it like Bhalla
Tue, Sep 01, 2015

On census, Christians and conversions, Surjit Bhalla has tortured his data to make it say what he wants to hear.

The faces in the mirror
Fri, Apr 29, 2011

The movement led by Anna Hazare sacrifices principle at the altar of loyalty,responding no differently than the politicians they attack

2.32% in 2000 years: Let’s rethink
Sun, Oct 20, 2002

Christianity, it is believed, arrived in India 2000 years ago, much before it reached Rome, not to talk about the rest of the West. But in t...