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Jan 04, 2019
Examining oral tradition in India and its impact on society, from Vedic literature to larger-than-life actors, politiciansIn narratives of oral tradition, such as Vedic literature, causality is weak and it is difficult to produce rigorous argument, since the tradition allows for colour and repetition rather than analysis
Dec 11, 2018
Representation, resistance, solidarity: What I learnt from attending a women's caucusOnce Indian women get their foot in in politics, everything changes for them — and for women voters who are usually ignored by male politicians
Dec 02, 2018
Gyan Prakash on revisiting the Emergency in new book, parallels between Indira Gandhi and Narendra ModiGyan Prakash says that Emergency was a phenomenon much bigger than the cult of Indira Gandhi
Jul 17, 2018
Supreme Court order on mob lynching strong, but new law will be useless unless existing rules are enforcedThe judgment on lynching is very strongly-worded and the court has acknowledged that this is a matter of grave concern. Coming from the Constitutional Court, this is welcome, as we've seen a spurt in mob lynchings, both, on religious grounds, as well as, of individuals who are mistaken to be child-lifters.
May 31, 2018
Selfies and citizenship: Examining the idea of nationhood in the era of social media boomThe excitement generated in the political arena today would not have been possible without the immediacy provided by social media platforms
Mar 28, 2018
It looked like Narendra Modi vs Arvind Kejriwal at one point; now it's Modi vs Modi and Kejriwal vs KejriwalKejriwal and Modi are the first two national-level politicians of an urbanised (or hoping to urbanise) India. It is no wonder the former has built his political career in Delhi, a city-state and the latter in Gujarat, one of the most urbanised and industrialised states in the country.
Mar 26, 2018
How India Became Democratic book review: Ornit Shani unravels how the first electoral rolls were madeHow India Became Democratic reflects the socio-cultural peculiarities of pre-Independent India, a time when the idea of ‘one nation, one vote’ was path breaking | #FirstCulture
Mar 15, 2018
P Chidambaram’s Speaking Truth to Power critiques government while failing to acknowledge his party's offencesIn Speaking Truth to Power, P Chidambaram suggest that he would like readers to listen to him rather than exercise judgement | #FirstCulture
Mar 04, 2018
Tripura Election results: How Narendra Modi orchestrated downfall of India’s own Berlin WallThis victory of BJP in Tripura Assembly polls is quite akin to a tectonic shift in Indian politics probably comparable internationally to the collapse of the Berlin Wall or of the Soviet Union. It signifies collapse of an ideology which ceded ground to another powerful ideology.
Dec 17, 2017
Former CEC TS Krishnamurthy suggests minimum qualification, higher age limit for ministerial berthsArray