Category Archives: Politics

Republic of India to Republic of Hindutva

August 1947 was a watershed moment in the history of the Indian sub-continent. India – the jewel in the British crown – became an independent nation as it broke away from its imperial past of over 200 years. The joyful … Continue reading

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Book review- The Shock Doctrine

Certain books outlive their prime years not only due to their authors’ brilliance (which in this case was never in doubt), but also due to the core issues they analyze and address. The Shock Doctrine, currently in its 10th year … Continue reading

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A response to ET’s blog by Sriram Ramakrishnan taunting “Left-liberals”

A recent article by The Economic Times’ resident editor, Mr Sriram Ramakrishnan, titled “Left-liberals in India completely unaware of despotic regimes“, came across as one of the most blatantly biased and factually incorrect opinion piece from an editor in recent … Continue reading

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Striking down NJAC – A historic judgment

The Hon’ble Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the controversial National Judicial Appointments Commision (NJAC) has come as a jolt to the government. The much hyped NJAC, was a bill conceived by the erstwhile United Progressive Alliance (UPA). Although the … Continue reading

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Charting a new discourse for the Aam Aadmi

The emergence of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on the political landscape has opened up a new space for political activism in India. While the Delhi assembly election results may not be a reflection of the mood across India, they … Continue reading

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