Category: India

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Badri Raina: Letter to Nehru, Fifty Years After

They have never forgiven you for making that other prophetic annunciation either: that the danger to India is not from communism but from communalism

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Badri Raina: The Broom and the Scalpel: India’s Cleanliness Campaign

An ancient Indian saying has it “where women are respected, there the gods have their abode.” Well, that place surely is not India

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Arundhati Roy: Debunking the Gandhi Myth

On the Annihilation of Caste, B.R. Ambedkar and the Western myth of Mahatma Gandhi

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Vijay Prashad: Tears for Bhopal

he Death of a Criminal

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Badri Raina: As Things Stand

There are important stirrings within the Indian Left

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Radha Surya: Haider and the Conflict in Kashmir

Vishal Bharadwaj has simultaneously shown the way forward and created an enabling environment for filmmakers of conscience

Pablo Mukherjee: The Siege of Jadavpur – A Global Story

It is far from coincidental that this rot from the top is always accompanied by the entrenchment of a culture of violence on campus, of which sexual assaults on women students is one telling example

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Vijay Prashad: Hand in Hand

Narendra Modi’s sublime gifts to Barack Obama and the two leaders’ visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr memorial was ironically followed by a renewal of the 10-year military agreement and a revitalisation of the nuclear deal to take forward the strategic relationship

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Juan Cole: Listening to Nobelist Malala Yousafzai instead of just Honoring Her

Honoring someone with the bravery and resiliency and ethical intelligence of a Malala Yousafzai is easy. Taking her more challenging positions seriously and engaging with them is much more difficult

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Conn Hallinan: BRICS and the SCO: Let A Thousand Poles Bloom

This past summer, the BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa—created an alternative to the largely U.S. controlled World Bank and International Monetary Fund

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