Silence is the food he has been feeding since 2002. / He knows the power of silence. / It kills more than the bullets.
Post Cards on Press Freedom
On World Press Freedom Day, an artist’s tribute to all who are fighting for the truth.
Wither Critical Historical Thought: Reflections on Changes in the Class 12th NCERT Textbook
Majoritarian States create a homogenous national subject in opposition to the idea of the “other” to sustain themselves. The construction of the “other” in the Indian context has seen …
The Future of History: Holding on or Letting go the ‘Indian’ Mughal Past
We have closely witnessed the beauty of their architecture, marvelled at their paintings, read their literature, relished the cuisine they perfected, flaunt clothing that they designed. Are we ready …
A Very Happy Republic!
A poem on how India is witnessing an erosion of constitutional values that could have made us a successful Republic.
A Primer For Urban Professionals in a Floundering Democracy
No matter how much one feels one is doing to contribute to a democratic movement, there is always more that can be done.
Indiscriminate Extension of Reservations Is a Lazy Form of Politics. What We Need Is Redistribution
Extending reservations to the 'upper castes' who are poor or singly disadvantaged delegitimises the concept of double disadvantage: social marginalisation and economic ill-being.
Book Excerpt: What Nehru’s Stance on Muslims Returning from Pakistan Tells Us
An extract from Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee's book 'Nehru and the Spirit of India'.
Decolonisation or Brahminisation: What’s the Thrust Behind Karnataka’s NEP Position Papers?
This position paper on 'Knowledge of India' aggressively canvasses the agenda to re-assert Brahmanical ethos, intellectual currents and social order as the only "authentic" Indian knowledge system.