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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......

Making sense of India's response to the Gaza crisis

'Earlier India as part of the Third World fought for the rights of the Palestinians. But oddly the defeat of the Congress and the decline of the Nehruvian imagination has altered such perceptions.......

Modi's masks may erase the more human face

'Today when we see the man behaving in a controlled, almost genteel fashion, creating a government with Prussian efficiency, colonising Delhi with a strange silence of expectation, one must ask is......

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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Rightwing elements feel empowered under Modi govt

Three months before the Narendra Modi government was sworn in, Dinanath Batra, president of RSS-backed Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti, won a battle... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/rightwing-fringe-elements-feel-empowered-under-narendra-modi-government/articleshow/41039508.cms
An ode to the Planning Commission

Planning was a vision, a part of the nationalist movement and its history goes back to a many stranded dream of linking knowledge and power to... ...

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Storyteller, Sociologist, sage

Years ago, I remember UR Ananthamurthy talking of the sociologist MN Srinivas. He was commenting on his book, The Remembered Village. Srinivas had... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/UR-Ananthamurthy-Storyteller-Sociologist-sage/articleshow/40810287.cms
His persona, on stage and on screen

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The writer with director Girish Kasaravalli SLIDESHOW TOPICS Kasaravalli's documentary brings to... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/his-persona-on-stage-and-on-screen/article6345299.ece
Of Colonial Minds and Other Demons

The Freedom Murali Balaji is with the Hindu American Foundation. A Fulbright Specialist and former journalist, he had previously... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/of-colonial-minds-and-other-demons

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