Recent events in Punjab are consistent with the Indian government’s strategy of public silence and local repression
Could Beijing adopt an anti-imperial currency policy – or next week, will it become a tighter sub-imperial ally of Western financiers?
Why, just why, do the overwhelming majority of the world’s Muslims—those that live in peace in the democratic cultures of India, or Indonesia, or Malaysia, or those in Europe and America—have to say “mea culpa”
Indian democracy breathes again
Arundhati Roy on why she is returning her National Award to India’s top literary institution
Just because those who are destroying the planet and preventing our right to food have huge amounts of money, be guided by your conscience
A wide spectrum of India’s public activists and intellectuals now do understand that something unprecedented is on the agenda
The conflict to be between the tolerant and the intolerant among all religions
There comes a point in the social evolution of the underlings when they kick the ladder they used to climb, and join the class of erstwhile oppressors.
Modi may be running out of steam, or he may find a second wind. The deeper issues India faces preceded his rise and will continue after he’s gone