Eight months after the farmers vacated their protest sites near Delhi's borders, they returned to the national last Monday to remind the government of its promises.
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Losing Friends to Bigotry
How does one reclaim a friend or a loved one from bigotry? Is it a curable disease? Are there secret potions that can help?
Book Review: Through 50 Names, Rasheed Kidwai Reminds Us of India’s Pre-2014 Political History
In spite of some shortcomings, 'Leaders, Politicians, Citizens' provides a reliable impression on the prominent names of post-independent India.
Poem: Requiem for Justice, With Apologies to Poetry
Here’s a winning formula / To make the Rashtra stronger: / Lengthen the long arm of the law, / And let its nose be longer.
A Sad State of Affairs
'This land which freed us from the colonisers is yet again trapped under the boots of a state that has failed our constitution.'
The Sangh’s Dream of a ‘Hindu Rashtra’ is Not Even Shared By Most Hindus
In India, toxic propaganda and polarisation have so impacted the Hindu psyche that bigotry will not come down if India is declared a Hindu nation, as Hasan Suroor has …
Gujarat 2002 Riots Among Content Dropped by NCERT From Class XII Textbook
Explaining the reason, NCERT said, removals were part of the rationalisation process. It also said such content "is irrelevant in the present context".
A Walk Through Old Delhi: The Fusion of Hindu, Muslim and Jain Cultures
Rana Safvi and Sam Dalrymple explore monuments – including at least 100 Jain and Shaivite temples – that were built during the Mughal period.