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Delhi elections: Liberals are hailing AAP's triumph, but Indian democracy's foundations have already crumbled
India

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
Life

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
Politics

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'
India

'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

India

"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

28-year-old Pune engineer expresses desire to apply as new Congress president for party's 'revival'
India

28-year-old Pune engineer expresses desire to apply as new Congress president for party's 'revival'

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
India

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
Life

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

The savage in the mirror? It’s We the People
India

The savage in the mirror? It’s We the People

This Republic Day, as we celebrate the promise of democratic India, this one fact is inescapable: savage violence is our national language.

200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx: Divisions resurface in Germany even three decades after fall of Berlin Wall
World

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'
World

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
World

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.

Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival DAY 3: The Young Karl Marx and the forgotten idealism
Entertainment

Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival DAY 3: The Young Karl Marx and the forgotten idealism

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 at IIT Gandhinagar: PM asserts India cannot afford to have 'digital divide'
India

Narendra Modi at IIT Gandhinagar: PM asserts India cannot afford to have 'digital divide'

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.

Lessons Kejriwal's AAP can learn from Karl Marx
Politics

Lessons Kejriwal's AAP can learn from Karl Marx

The biggest threat to AAP is becoming a petty bourgeoisie democrat - a threat from within. The party should not end up as, what Marx called its own “grave diggers”. The communists have already done it.

Why no labour day Google Doodle for India?
Tech

Why no labour day Google Doodle for India?

Google, which is known for its Doodles on special days has posted a Labour Day-themed doodle but sadly its available only for a few countries. Why?

Why no labour day Google Doodle for India?
News & Analysis

Why no labour day Google Doodle for India?

Google, which is known for its Doodles on special days has posted a Labour Day-themed doodle but sadly its available only for a few countries. Why?

Full Marx to Mamata; Why we need to cut Marxism to size
World

Full Marx to Mamata; Why we need to cut Marxism to size

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.

Mr Karat, forget the minor vices, focus on real issues
Politics

Mr Karat, forget the minor vices, focus on real issues

The CPM cannot be a party of saints. Sinners have their uses in politics too.