Identity politics may have driven many progressive social movements, but electorally, it dangerously whets the appetite of the electorate for internecine war
BJP’s continuing efforts at assimilating Dalits as part of the Hindutva project may face a push-back in the ballots this year
Has the Hindutva consolidation reached saturation, or will caste assertion make a comeback in the 2022 assembly polls?
Women have emerged as a major constituency in Uttar Pradesh and all parties are wooing them with gusto
This election could be the moment of reckoning for the minority community in Uttar Pradesh
An artist recalls the good ol’ days and laments the changes in her homeland
K.R. Meera’s novella is a gripping tale of women trying to break free from the shackles of domesticity in the world of men
New book throws light on the time when Nehru and Rajendra Prasad tackled growing concerns over ‘anti-India’ activities of missionaries
First published in 1929, the intrepid Belgian reporter Tintin is as ageless in comic books as he is popular among his global fans
The Rajasthan government’s women empowerment project UDAAN is transforming the lives of girls in the districts of Dausa, Karauli and Tonk
The virus-infected election has deprived traders dealing in publicity material from much-needed business
Though the Samajwadi Party is projected as a strong contender in the run-up to the UP assembly polls, Mayawati' Bahujan Samaj Party could yet be the surprise package.
At no time do the politics of identity play out more spectacularly than during an Indian election. This poll season is no different.
The age of majoritarianism has birthed a second wave of identity politics across India. As five states are ready to go to polls, we try to unscramble the complex matrix of identity politics.