Modi

Bigot makes me coffee

A short story

| Jun 07, 2019

A collective madness

What Modi's victory says about today's India.

| May 27, 2019

Discipline and punish

What followed the Indian government's botched attempt to control free press under the pretext of purging 'fake news'.

| Apr 05, 2018

Believers’ dilemma – I

Never before has the RSS been more confident of its role in shaping India’s future. (This is part one of a two-part essay)

| Jun 01, 2016

To Modi, with love

The haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be enjoying Pahlaj Nihalani's nationalist agitprop.

| Nov 17, 2015

Diaspora Direct Investment and the ‘growth story’

The push for DDI is an extension of the economic logic of our times.

| Dec 24, 2014

Thirty-five seconds

On the media's obsession with the India-Pakistan relationship during the SAARC Summit.

Global capital, local labour

The Indian government’s push for so-called labour reforms will take aim at provisions that safeguard worker rights.

| Nov 21, 2014

Mass media and the Modi ‘wave’

What have been the consequences of the extreme mediatisation of the elections and how did we get here?

| Jun 30, 2014

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