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Love, with an albatross attached: Part II

A personal essay about coming of age in the world of hypercompetitive education in 1990s India.

| May 18, 2018

Diaspora Direct Investment and the ‘growth story’

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

| Dec 24, 2014

Gulf return

Far from riches and social acclaim, most migrant workers in West Asia eventually find dislocation and lack of gratitude from the host country.

| Dec 01, 2010

New nationalism and neo-liberal cruelty

A review of 'Scarred: Experiments with Violence in Gujarat' by Dionne Bunsha.

| Aug 01, 2006

Ayodhya’s anniversary: Donations for barbarism

A US-based scholar concludes that overseas Hindutva is using pretence to raise the cash that funds mayhem at home.

| Dec 01, 2002

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