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Jun 10, 2018
Acquiring toys like bullet train won't alter country's mindset: India must change, and if required learn to be modernIn India, people seem to believe that by acquiring toys like bullet trains it will become a modern nation. That is not true. For that to happen the society must change,
Nov 14, 2016
Remember Jawaharlal Nehru for his contribution to democratic institutions and traditionsJawaharlal Nehru has become unfashionable. That is hardly surprising at a time when even Mahatma Gandhi is despised
Mar 05, 2016
There goes the neighbourhood: Author Amit Chaudhuri talks about Kolkata and its decaying heritageWhenever people lavish praise on Kolkata’s buildings they usually mean the grand old palaces in the north (the ‘black town’) or the massive colonial edifices dominating the city’s business district – giving Kolkata the nomenclature of “city of palaces” in the hoary past.
Mar 24, 2015
Is BJP Right and Congress Left? The Left-Right binary is fairly useless in IndiaThe Left-Right classification of BJP and Congress and leaders in India is a blind copy from European definitions that make no sense in our context.
Oct 30, 2014
Why liberals should stop chasing the utopia of univeralism and full equalityClassical liberalism of the Enlightenment was a reaction to authoritarianism, arbitrary laws, overbearing communities, and rigid dogma; but communitarians today are reacting to the undue emphasis on the rights of the egocentric individual.
Jun 18, 2014
ISIS and crISIS: Time for West to introspect on clash of civilisationsThe emergence of a new terror group that is even more radical than Al-Qaeda and the Taliban is a time for the west to introspect on the kind of forces it has unleashed both in the colonial and post-colonial era.
Jun 04, 2014
The iPad Fallacy: Why there’s nothing modern about AkhileshModernity is hard work requiring blood, sweat and tears not a consumer good. It cannot be bought off Amazon or Flipkart or in a mall. And now as Akhilesh Yadav has shown us it’s clear that the iPad does not make the man.
May 27, 2014
A parochial modernity: Why euro secularism is not for IndiaSecularism is a European construct unrelated to the Asian and Indic experience. The real question is if a non-secular modernity can give us meaning and a humane existence without losing freedom or truth.
Jul 07, 2011
With all its faults, caste has a role in India's modernisationThe 'pre-assigned roles' assigned under the caste hierarchy are likely to prove to be way stations towards a more fluid society. Here's a contrarian view.