Delhi elections: Liberals are hailing AAP's triumph, but Indian democracy's foundations have already crumbled
What passes for democracy in India is a colourless simulacrum of the thing itself: an argument over the possession of a power that has been gutted of all pretence that there ought to be some kind of equality amongst all those who participate in it.
Terming loneliness an 'epidemic' is unhelpful; solutions lie in knowing value of community, tending to our bodies
Before 1800, the word loneliness was not particularly emotional, it simply connoted the state of being alone. The lexicographer Thomas Blount’s Glossographia (1656) defined loneliness as “one; an oneliness, or loneliness, a single or singleness”.
JNUSU election presidential candidate Jitendra Suna is at vanguard of battle against oppression in India
The story of Jitendra Suna, who is contesting as a presidential candidate in the 2019 JNUSU election is an attractive story for the media, particularly since he comes from an 'untouchable' caste
'Does this logic apply to Harry Potter books too?': Twitter in splits after Bombay HC judge terms 'War and Peace' 'objectionable material'
A Bombay High Court observation is being ridiculed on social media, after a single-judge bench questioned rights' activist Vernon Gonsalves motive behind keeping (and reading) Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, War and Peace
"Why did you have copy of 'War and Peace'?": Bombay HC judge asks Bhima Koregaon case accused to explain possession of Leo Tolstoy classic
The Bombay High Court hearing a bail plea of Elgar Parishad-Bhima Koregaon case accused Vernon Gonsalves on Wednesday questioned his motive behind keeping copies of some books and CDs whose titles prima facie indicated they contained material against the State
While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post
India and the Indian: Genes are the root of nationalism but don't determine our destiny, writes Praveen Swami
Animal impulses drive powerful nationalism, but their triumph is far from inevitable if humans are willing to carefully reflect on why we behave in the ways we do.
Mrs and Marx: A new play delves into the domestic life of the ‘The Father of Communism’ and his relationship with his wife
In their play Mrs and Marx, artistes Satchit Puranik and Michaela Talwar wanted to demystify and humanise Karl Marx. As part of their prep, they read the letters the couple wrote to each other, which speak of their deep love for one another, and discussions on ways to make ends meet
Talks should 'not be about name but work', says AAP leader Atishi on row over dropping surname Marlena ahead of Lok Sabha polls
She had been named Marlena apparently after Communist thinkers Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin.
200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx: Divisions resurface in Germany even three decades after fall of Berlin Wall
Germany marks the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth, but celebrations risk being marred by protests as the philosopher remains a divisive figure
China promotes images of young, 'drunkard' Karl Marx to capture youth, stresses on Marxism as 'true path'
With chat shows claiming "Marx was Right" and cartoons of his wild youth, China has gone to great lengths to show that the theories of German philosopher Karl Marx are still relevant today, ahead of the 200th anniversary of his birth on Saturday
Communist Party Congress: Xi Jinping serves gobi machurian-style communism to make China great again
In order to achieve the 'national rejuvenation', Xi demanded total allegiance to his guidelines from Chinese people and communist party members.
There were other things I did at the Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival on Day 3 but just about everything paled in comparison to this film and what it evoked.
Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted that the country cannot afford to have a 'digital divide' and called for bridging this gap to ensure social equality.
Mamata Banerjee is right to reduce the space given to Marxism in school texts. Marx's contributions are not as important as they once seemed.
The CPM cannot be a party of saints. Sinners have their uses in politics too.