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The myth of Congress socialism

Why Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi were never really on the Left to begin with.

| Mar 30, 2021

The ‘good-governance’ problem

How India’s top bureaucrats saw the end of the Emergency, and why it’s relevant today.

| Jan 13, 2021

Girls in the war

A visit to the hill districts of Dailekh, Kalikot and Jumla in west Nepal in February 2003, three weeks after the declaration of the ceasefire between government and Maoist forces, reveals that the much-touted female …

| Jun 01, 2003

India was Indira, Indira was India

Mrs. Gandhi was not the matriarch unwillingly pushed to drastic action. She was inclined dictatorial, writes Ramachandra Guha.

| Jul 01, 2000

Mumbai

| Aug 01, 1998

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