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Jun 16, 2018
Quantico row and Atul Kochhar's sacking: Liberalism in India has been hijacked by a group of bulliesThe story took on a twist when a tweet by Michelin Star chef Atul Kochhar got highlighted.
May 11, 2018
ACJ sexual harassment case: College's 'liberalism' in face of crisis threatens its credibility, reputationThe Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) — one of the preeminent media institutions in the country and my alma mater — is a liberal place. The men and women who teach there are all liberal, in every sense of the term
Jan 23, 2018
PM at Davos: As Donald Trump puts America First, Narendra Modi stakes India's claim for global leadershipThere’s a vacuum in global leadership ever since President Donald Trump famously put America First. In his keynote address on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum (WEF), Narendra Modi showed he was ready to step in.
Apr 15, 2017
Congress is not a lost cause yet: Junking archaic ideas, embracing progressive approach will make it a potent forceHaving failed to delineate a cogent and credible line on secularism, the Congress will have to articulate a new position to find its way back into political reckoning.
Jun 30, 2016
Yes, democracy is under huge threat; not from Trump or Brexit voters, but liberalsDemocracy presents the architecture for freedom. Through a set of ideas, principles, set of practices and procedures that have been moulded through a long, arduous history, it institutionalizes freedom. Voting is a precious right.
Jun 25, 2016
Brexit, Trump, Modi: To suggest voters worldwide are racist fools is the death of liberalismThe attitude of talking down from a pulpit of obscurant elitism, a kind of I-know-what-is-best-for-you, has again been on display after Brexit. As if democracy is a tool for specific agenda.
May 07, 2016
JU fracas over Agnihotri's film: Left's most blatant display of intellectual tyrannyJU incident is also a manifestation of the turf war that is taking place right now between the Right, which has political power but lacks the intellectual heft and Left, which shall not cede an inch of space.
Mar 01, 2016
The stench of bigotry: Why is Ramachandra Guha turning into Chetan Bhagat?Ramachandra Guha says worry about the environment and public education instead. In addition, some of us wonder why JNU was attacked in the first place if not for objective and quite democratic critiques of the Modi government. We must not wait for the endgame, to first declare it.
Nov 21, 2015
From reservation to liberal politics: Thought leaders bring burning issues under the scannerIs India truly liberal? Has reservation policy really helped those for whom it was meant? Is there any space for liberal politics? Is religious and cultural freedom in India too little? Many such questions came up during brainstorming sessions at a day-long seminar on ‘Liberalism in India: Past, Present and Future’ in Delhi on Friday.
Jan 11, 2015
Paris attack: Terror in Islam's name can make all societies less liberalOne of the depressing realities of the Paris terror killings at Charlie Hebdo is this: no matter what liberal societies do, the terrorist usually wins.