RSS

A collective madness

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

| May 27, 2019

Whose media is it anyway?

Real freedom of expression is eroding fast in India.

| Sep 21, 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

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

An unjust war

‘Love Jihad’ and honour killings are strategies to quell challenges to caste, class and gender conventions.

| Dec 27, 2015

Reasoning with intolerance

The defence raised by the rightwing apologists about growing intolerance needs to be addressed

| Dec 25, 2015

Pride and prejudice

FROM THE ARCHIVE: How the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government was trying to ram through a Hindu sectarian agenda in culture and education in 1999.

| Jun 26, 2015

The sanitising power of spoken Sanskrit

Revived interest in Sanskrit study in India reveals patriotism and a problematic nationalism.

| Feb 27, 2014

Diabolic designs and demonic actions

Subash Gatade’s books uncover the correlations between resurgent Hindutva and the ascendance of neoliberalism.

| Jan 15, 2013

Delhi – Yangon – Delhi

A trip across borders geographical, political and cultural unravels the complex histories between India, Myanmar and their peoples

| Jan 15, 2013

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