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'Modi may help BJP win, but he is bad for the party'

In part 1 of this interview conducted in February Professor Shiv Visvanathan spoke to Rediff.com's Sheela Bhatt on the recent demonstrations by India's youth, and on current political and social......

'In the long run, Modi can be dangerous for India'

In part 1 of this interview Professor Shiv Visvanathan spoke to Rediff.com's Sheela Bhatt on the recent demonstrations by India's youth, and on current political and social trends. Part 1: 'Youth......

Sociologist Shiv Visvanathan: Youth were not protesting against rape but indifference

'Anyone of them could have been the girl. So in a way it had what I call the 'rakhi effect'. Everyone felt the rape victim could have been my sister and everyone felt that could have been......

India, 2020: A cautionary tale

'If Modi arrived like a juggernaut, he left like a jigsaw puzzle whose pieces were being dismantled bit by bit. It was as if India had seceded quietly from him.' Shiv Viswanathan's social science......

Pravasi Special: 'Modi has enthused the Diaspora'

The Diaspora is no longer a mere remittance economy. It today claims dual loyalty and demands a say in Indian politics, says sociologist Shiv Visvanathan. As India gears up to honour its pravasis......

Bollywood for all its genius has only one Salman Khan

'His is a naive genius which eludes the sophisticated. He is natural, lazy, effortless.' 'He is no match for other stars. His acting is poor, his dancing is worse. Yet Salman as Salman is miles......

Gulaab Gang is a thought-provoking, masala movie

Hindi cinema seems readier than society to focus on women. It is not just rape one is talking about, though an act of rape and its consequent injustice unfolds in most narratives. Suddenly women......
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Play. Milk. Repeat

With Sascha Sippy trying to monetise Sholay yet again through an animated series for kids, we wonder what makes the chor-police story lucrative... ...

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Reason in age of unreason

ear of Shakespeare lamented,I am a man more sinned against than sinning! Terrorists, including Islamists or of whatever hue would perhaps be in... ...

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Let's keep talking!

It was more than just a conversation about books. For three days, The Hindu Lit For Life in Chennai cast a literary spell over 2000 people at every... ...

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Kejriwal challenges Bedi for debate, Maken says yes

Faces representing each of the three major contenders of the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls took to debating the validity of a public debate on... ...

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A man both paradigm and exemplar for two generations

If democracy needed an intellectual ombudsman and an individual obsessed with it and vigilant about it, it was the political scientist Rajni... ...

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