Apr 19, 2014 01:45 AM
That the rich and the poor, the underdog and the privileged, have responded in equal measure to the desire for political change is a measure of the Aam Aadmi Party’s success The sight of a Chief Minister huddled under a razai (quilt) during the he
Apr 18, 2014 12:17 AM
There is unquestionable value in a general policy of reservation because it attacks caste-based inequities that have proved so damaging to our society; but through an ever-expanding scheme of reservation, we have lost sight of what our aims were in the fi
Apr 17, 2014 01:15 AM
A renewed appreciation of the ideas of Babasaheb Ambedkar would help us not just to critique Mahatma Gandhi, but also to challenge Hindutva ideology In recent months there has been a vociferous demand from some sections of Dalit intellectual and Ambedkar
Apr 16, 2014 01:26 AM
One of the most magical moments of this election, the moment when people saw politics once again as an act of faith and hope, was the rise of the Aam Aadmi Party. The story of AAP is not just its story, it is the story of these people reinventing politics
Apr 15, 2014 12:23 AM | 87 comments
Whenever the caste issue is raised, it is alleged that it is a nefarious design to divide an otherwise united Hindu community, and a problem that is internal to it. How is it a ‘Hindu problem’ when Islam, Christianity and Sikhism in India are
Apr 14, 2014 12:09 AM | 46 comments
The Sonia Gandhi-Manmohan Singh partnership has its share of complexities, but it has been an enduring one “Sir, I want to give you a hug,” Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi told the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, after concluding his spe
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