Profile of Manash Bhattacharjee
Is Dylan going to repeat Jean-Paul Sartre’s gesture in 1964 and reject the Nobel honour? Are there grounds for Dylan to repeat Sartre?
A poem for the iron lady of Manipur, Irom Sharmila
For the soul of Amjad Sabri
India, in the spirit of its rhetoric on tolerance, needs to show more solidarity towards life.
The logic of the PM’s selfie-absorbed campaign is patriarchal
Are we going to see a non-left party, raise the class question in Indian politics?
We need to thank the army for the simple fact of their saving lives in Kashmir, without getting into dubious complications.
Remember how Drona cut a sorry figure, accused of unsavoury behaviour by all sides?
The forgotten ashram in Sodepur, near Calcutta, was where a conflicted Gandhi put ahimsa on trial
His stature as a social actor often obscures the value of his scholarship
Gangs of Wasseypur is perhaps India’s first post-nationalist film — a Nietzschean saga against a provincial backdrop, illuminating a squalid aspect of the country's political history.
Those in opposition to the cartoon were branded politically naïve, undemocratically partisan and unenlightened victims of emotionalism. But to the ‘rationalists’ their self-representation was never a matter of doubt.
The political class’s high-handed and noisy intervention has diverted us from the important questions. The old problem of throwing the baby with the bathwater stares at us once again.
Why was Ambedkar’s critique of caste anathema for Indian Marxists?