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City Of Djinns

City Of Djinns

Jan 13, 2022

The past is being erased. And the present reshaped. Can Delhi survive the spear through its heart?

T.M. Krishna: Music In The ­Plural | By Ananya Vajpeyi

T.M. Krishna: Music In The ­Plural | By Ananya Vajpeyi

Aug 08, 2018

T.M. Krishna uses music to show democracy is the sound of many voices rising up to the sky

Interpreting Rama's Divinity

Interpreting Rama's Divinity

Mar 03, 2016

The hero Rama was neither just a man, nor just a god—he was inseparably both.

'Protect Freedom Of Expression'

'Protect Freedom Of Expression'

Feb 14, 2014

'Petitioning Members of both houses of the Indian Parliament to reconsider and revise Sections 153 (A) and 295 (A) of the Indian Penal Code'

The Elephant In The Room

The Elephant In The Room

Dec 18, 2012

A complete intellectual history of modern South Asia is yet to be written, one that accords a rightful place to Muslim traditions of inquiry into self and sovereignty in the making of India—and Pakistan

Azadi: Theirs And Ours

Azadi: Theirs And Ours

Oct 04, 2007

By the logic of the Indian state, India is free and Kashmir is a part of India, ergo, Kashmir too, must be free. But Sanjay Kak’s documentary provides visual attestation for something diametrically opposed to this logic: the reality of occupati

'Welcome To The World Stupid Forum'

'Welcome To The World Stupid Forum'

Apr 03, 2006

As Yasin Malik joked, was the Karachi World Social Forum (March 24-29, 2006) too populated by 'intellectuals'? Or did it at least give a genuine taste of debate, dissent and democratic mobilization to military-ruled Pakistan?

Wise King, Foolish Subjects

Wise King, Foolish Subjects

Jan 18, 2006

Shivaji has always been seen as an extraordinarily clever, intelligent and wise ruler. Why are the most utterly foolish positions being assumed and actions taken, supposedly in his name, to defend his reputation?

No 'If' Or 'But'...

No 'If' Or 'But'...

May 25, 2005

...just keep your mouth shut: A lethal mix of censorship and identity politics wreaks havoc in Indian public life, yet again.

Mistaken Identity

Mistaken Identity

Feb 17, 2005

Identity discourse makes it impossible to talk about positions, because we are too busy talking about the persons who implicitly embody or explicitly espouse them.

The Bare Life Of S.A.R. Geelani, Ph.D

The Bare Life Of S.A.R. Geelani, Ph.D

Feb 11, 2005

What we need to understand urgently is that if Geelani is grievously wounded (no matter who aimed the barrel of a gun at him), it is our freedom that lies bleeding at the door.

Perilous Speech, Dangerous Silence

Perilous Speech, Dangerous Silence

Aug 12, 2004

Censorship would like to shut down not mouths, but minds. Censorship would like to contain not just the production of works of art and works of knowledge, but the very emotional and intellectual impulses that go into such production. This is cause fo

The Limits Of Tolerance

The Limits Of Tolerance

Jan 30, 2004

With the storming of BORI by hooligans, the monster of fascism no longer growls at the gate - it has crossed the threshold, into the house that Gandhi built. Are we prepared to defend acts of violence perpetrated in the name of our identity, our beli

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