Gandhian nationalism, enshrined in the Constitution, is based on ideals of equality and diversity. As a new pretender, with its hate-filled
credo, tries to supplant it, our duty is to put up a dogged fight.
Does the movement provide us a great opportunity for national regeneration? Could it grow by involving intellectuals of all shades? Could it have a lasting impact? Or will a marked megalomaniac tendency, stoked by television, mar it for ever?
An Independent Citizens Initiative visits different parts of Dantewara District in Chhattisgarh and appeals to the CPI (Maoist) to respond to their "call for a national dialogue, announce a cease-fire and agree to be party to any approach that benefi
An Independent Citizens Initiative visits different parts of Dantewara District in Chhattisgarh and appeals to the government to "announce an unconditional cease-fire and call the Maoists for a National Dialogue on all issues that concern the well-be
Liberals dominated the intellectual landscape in the 50s and 60s, but more recently they have become an endangered species -- squeezed out by the identity politics of the left, which holds that caste is and should be the fundamental axis of Indian so