January 20, 2020
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Eat, Pray, Live
Temporary Is The New Permanent
For the selfie generation, renting is the new metaphor for a life on the move
Oct 25, 2018
Philosophy Must Study The Cosmetic Self: Shiv Visvanathan
I modify myself, therefore I am. Philosophy must study the cosmetic self.
Sep 20, 2018
Thoothukudi Tragedy: Listeners Peddling Narratives Of Violence
The Thoothukudi tragedy was reported through routine, cynical obscenities. Pollution is normal, while protests pollute the body politic.
Jun 27, 2018
The Thesaurus Of Unloving
In the brutalities that the Bakarwal child suffered till she died, we need to see the battle of hate against the moral emptiness of democracy
Apr 18, 2018
The Chilly Justice Of The Gulag
Raya Sarkar’s letter reveals a feminism that seeks to fight patriarchy with Stalinist methods, discarding human warmth and personal engagement
Apr 05, 2018
The Troll Destroys The Other
Birthing the modern mob, the new bully boys on Internet Street, ‘digital democracy’ sees the political lose out for lack of fresh ideas. Discourse is left to die.
Mar 15, 2018
An Old-Fashioned Take On Love
Moving on from the world of face-to-face interaction and the letter-writing ritual, relationships leave behind the power and poetics of memory
Feb 15, 2018
The fate of religion between fundamentalism and secularism decides the shape of democracy
Dec 21, 2017
The Republic’s Pet Gourmands
Monstrous egos bloated with entitlement, forever slavering over the sweet fruits of obscene excess, the VIP as Ugly Indian is a threat to democracy
Mar 31, 2017
The Varsity’s Sadness
It’s high time the university reasserted itself as an institution
Mar 03, 2017
Citizenship Act Protests Capture Poetics Of Democracy
The Citizenship law, which pretended to be a humanitarian exercise, became a parochial, communal act exposing the cosmopolitan pretensions of the BJP.
Dec 25, 2019
JP Morgan Global Council: Assembly Of Benign Politicians Or Sanitisation Of Evil?
A quick history of each of these people makes you wonder at the sanitisation of evil, of how quickly violence and war can be forgotten, writes sociologist Shiv Visvanathan.
Nov 06, 2019
Majoritarian Politics Impoverishes Both Democracy And Citizenship
The idea of minority as a category evokes representation, number in stereotyped ways.
Oct 21, 2019
Why Only Technical And Experimental Startups? Why Not An Ethical One?
The little Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thornburg has an ethical startup. A child talking climate change. Telling truth to power is an ethical startup, a Jesuit philosopher told the writer.
Sep 23, 2019
Mourning Daryaganj: Memories Of A Used Books Bazaar
The High Court’s decision on Daryaganj was not an act of civic hygiene or crowd control but a sheer cleansing of memory.
Aug 29, 2019
Dear Professor Manmohan Singh
I hope you don’t mind the temerity of this letter. It is written as one scholar to another, one citizen to another...I was aghast to find that Doctor Binayak Sen has been given a life term for sedition...
Dec 27, 2010
Why India's Sports Administrators Hate To Adopt A National Sports Development Code
States Can Disagree With Centre, Can't Be Forced To Enforce 'Unconstitutional' CAA: Congress
'Won't Sit As Mute Spectator': Kerala Guv On CAA Tussle With Vijayan Govt
I Don't Know Why Centre Delayed SIT Report On 1984 Sikh Riots: Justice Dhingra
3rd ODI: Sharma, Kohli Lead India To Series Win Vs Australia
Satire | ‘Are You From The Tukde Tukde Gang Or The Khan Market Gang?’
Brave Of Deepika Padukone To Take A Stand When Mum Is The Word For Big Bollywood Stars
Jamia, JNU Fallout: Why Is Amulya Patnaik Continuing As Delhi Police Commissioner?
Dismantling Sheikh Abdullah’s Legacy One Historical Step At A Time
Blog: Constitution In One Hand, Tricolour In Another, You Still See Their Burka And Topi
Is It Kashmirisation Of India? Not By Any Stretch
Will Send Back 1 Crore Bangladeshi Muslims: Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh
On CAA Row, Sithraman Gives Numbers To Reject Opposition's Charge
Internet Only Used For Watching 'Dirty Films' In J&K: Niti Aayog Member
'One Cannot Prove Religious Persecution But..': Assam BJP Minister
Kejriwal Guarantees 'Free Bus Rides For Students, Mohalla Marshals For Women'
Protests Against CAA First Sustained Mass Movement To Save Constitution
When PK Wanted To Shoot Himself - Startling Story Of Depressed Cricketer
I-League: Clinical Mohun Bagan Beat East Bengal 2-1 In Kolkata Derby
Police Imperil The People They Are Supposed To Protect
From Decorated Cop To Militants’ Aide: Chequered Record Of Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh
Nutrition Warriors | How Chandra Sekhar Kundu Managed To Serve 90,000 Plates From Waste Food
Is My Most Difficult Film Till Date: Deepika Padukone
Amid 'Civil Disobedience', Kargil Revolts Against Leh, Kashmir On Thin Ice
Road To Khalsa
Delay In Opening Jagannath Temple's Ratna Bhandar Sullying Naveen Patnaik's Transparency Mantra
Political Tug-O-War Over Tipu Sultan Leaves Students, Teachers In The Lurch