Whatever the government may claim, the achievements of the G20 summit in New Delhi did not quite live up to the glitter, despite the year-long rhetoric and drama indulged in by India while preparing for the September 2023 event.27-Sep-2023
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An open letter by current and former faculty members at the IIM Bangalore calling to defund the hate speech.
India’s Constitution is more robust than the politics of those who call for its replacement.
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A war-ravaged country torn apart by militancy and poverty; Afghanistan is now a textbook example of a failed state. But the region was once home to a…
Har Dayal, a founding member of the Ghadar party, was an anarchist who moved between advocacy of revolution to pacificism, later advocating a utopian “world…
Dr. Fu-Manchu is still around, determined to destroy western civilisation. The destruction of the Nord Stream pipeline is his latest fiendish act. But his…

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'Big Problems, Small Wins' is a well-written article. Gig workers must be recognised as workers according to the Industrial Disputes Act. If they are…
Timir Basu, Kolkata

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Sevanti Ninan's article is detailed, grounded and written without rhetoric. A treat, especially for journalists. It commands attention. I wish journalists in…
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To be published soon

State of Academic Freedom in India by Apoorvanand

Working of PLI by Biswajit Dhar

Regulation of Artificial Intelligence by Anurag Mehra

Poetic Traditions and Inter-community Relations by Amit Basole

Brahmanical Caste Histories by Ananya Chakrabarty

On 'Against High-Caste Polygamy' by Mahitosh Mandal

01 Sep 2023
The Fires of Nuh, Demolitions: Rule by Law or Rule of Law?, The Politics over California’s Anti-Caste Bill, and more
04 Aug 2023
Gandhi on caste, Fertility and childlessness, The origins of Pakistan, and more
07 Jul 2023
Muslim women and the UCC, Independence of the Central Bank, Legislating Equality, and more.
02 Jun 2023
The state of the Indian economy; Improving preventive detention laws; Labour rights; and more
05 May 2023
Cleansing the Past; Bihar Caste Census; Defence against Parliamentary Hegemony; and more