Narendra Modi

The decline of parliament

Under the BJP's rule, India's legislature is gradually ceasing to be a place for debate.

| Nov 04, 2021

A collective madness

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

| May 27, 2019

Something rotten

A recent book explores the systemic rot that holds India to ransom.

| Feb 28, 2017

The logic of Ramdev

The guru-politico comes with an idiom that the powerbrokers of New Delhi fail to understand, but which could yet change the contours of politics.

| Oct 08, 2016

A world of new solidarity

Harsh Mander on why we should raise our voice against injustice.

| Jun 10, 2016

Gujarat riots : Justice delayed

FROM HIMAL ARCHIVE: Readings on the 2002 Gujarat riots and victims' wait for justice

| Jun 06, 2016

Believers’ Dilemma – II

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

| Jun 03, 2016

Peace is a process, not an event

Not letting terror attacks determine foreign policy augurs well for India-Pakistan’s relationship

| Feb 01, 2016

To Modi, with love

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

| Nov 17, 2015

Everybody loves a good earthquake

Or how a natural disaster in the neighbourhood is just what belligerent foreign policy needs.

| Jul 12, 2015

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