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Madhavan Narayanan

Gulag Kalakshetra? Caste And Culture Policing Come To Chennai's Charmed Circles

Jan 31, 2020 Madhavan Narayanan

If state-run Nehru Memorial can host launch functions of books on Jinnah and Savarkar, why can't Kalakshetra allow T.M. Krishna's work on Christians in Carnatic music to be released?

Born-Again NPR A Big Brother Vehicle, Not A Friendly Pocket-Book

Dec 26, 2019 Madhavan Narayanan

Under BJP, the National Population Register (NPR) has morphed from a development tool into a surveillance aid, a clear shift from Congress-era priorities. No wonder this has generated a trust deficit.

Subsidised JNU Fees Is Passport to Opportunity And Empowerment

Why JNU students are protesting over a hike in fees. One way to look at it is that JNU is to social engineering what the IITs are to mechanical, electronics and civil engineering

Foul Air Is Internal Security Threat, Delhi Smog Needs Surgical Strike

Nov 02, 2019 Madhavan Narayanan

Perhaps it is time to state the increasingly obvious: threats to the environment and public health are a matter of internal security. We need to look beyond.

Not Modi. Not Gandhi. Ambedkar May Be The True Father Of India

No doubt Gandhi fought untouchability and Nehru followed his footsteps, but it was Ambedkar who shaped the progressive, futuristic idea of a modern India.

03 June, 2019

The Surgical Vikas Strike: How BJP Got To The Winning Side Of The Poverty Line

Madhavan Narayanan

In this year's Lok Sabha sweepstakes, it turns out in retrospect that Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have thrown up a game-changer by looking at poverty the right side up, politically speaking.

20 March, 2019

Sonchiriya: The Golden Sparrow Foxes The Box-Office But May Yet Charm Historians

Madhavan Narayanan

Abhishek Chaubey directed 'Sonchiriya' (Golden Sparrow) may be an understated Beti Bachao film in the year the country goes to the polls with many a slogan to live up to.

08 August, 2018

United In Grief But Divided Later? Karunanidhi's Demise May Usher In A Political Flux In DMK And Tamil Nadu

Madhavan Narayanan

Karunanidhi was a famed orator and screenplay writer who built his party on the back of a Dravida upsurge and linguistic Tamil pride.

Photo Gallery

Students attend a class in a school after the Madhya Pradesh government allowed schools to reopen for 1st-5th classes after further ease in COVID-19 restrictions, in Jabalpur.

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Confiscated Rhinoceros horns being burnt in the presence of Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma to mark the World Rhinoceros Day, in Golaghat district.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at Dadar Railway Station in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Passengers queue up for Covid-19 testing after arriving at a railway platform on a long distance train at Dadar railway station in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar rides a cycle along with ministers and MLAs, from the Chief Minister's residence to his office at the Civil Secretariat on the occasion of 'World Car-Free Day', in Chandigarh.

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A Patel Over Rupani: A Safer Bet in Gujarat?

Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu