Articles by Palash Krishna Mehrotra
Jul 18, 2019
Honey Singh's 'Makhna' and morality brigade: Prevalent finger-wagging infantilises musician's fan baseExamining the manufactured outrage around Yo Yo Honey Singh's new song ‘Makhna’
Jun 26, 2019
India and the Indian: We're lulled to think that citizens control the narrative, writes Palash Krishna MehrotraAt present, the nationalism of pitting one against the other seems self-indulgent. Can a poor country afford the luxury of toying with an ideology which is neither taking us back to the intellectual positives nor leapfrogging us to a sky-scraping neon future?
May 06, 2019
Arvind Kejriwal's 85% quota for locals in Delhi colleges undermines India's diversity, will deny quality education to brightestThe recently released AAP manifesto promises, among other things, 85 percent reservation for local students in all Delhi colleges.
Apr 24, 2019
The majority is already with Modi; when the Muslim and Dalit quit eating beef and fall in love with him, Hindu Rashtra will be realisedThe lack of empathy on the part of the non-tax paying Hindu majority for the minorities, tribal Christians and the downtrodden is entrenched. It has been so even before Modi and the BJP worked it to their advantage. The hardware, the phone, was already on the table, all the BJP had to do was change the SIM card.