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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......

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......

Why the Modi govt may have erred in the case of Gopal Subramanium

Gopal Subramanium, a feisty character, is not going to let anyone sully his reputation. He is ready to answer any question, any charge, which is more than what the Modi regime might be ready for.......

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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Harvest of controversy

A quirky anthropologist once exclaimed: "Biotechnology is sheer drama." He explained his cryptic headline by saying all great contemporary... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/harvest-of-controversy/article6258680.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Lead&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
Life with father

Sometimes when I watch or hear children calling their parents outdated or different, I think about my own childhood, especially about my father. He... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/life-with-father/article6252410.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Ultra-nationalists like VHP back with NDA govt?

NEW DELHI: A Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader was detained by on Friday as she was on her way to join the 'Jalabhishek march' in tense Kanth area of... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/ultra-nationalists-like-vishwa-hindu-parishad-back-with-nda-govt/articleshow/39010254.cms
Club class colonialism and its discontents

Indian clubs have fostered subcultures and should be allowed their rules within the rule of law Shiv Visvanathan Politics is often a function of... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/shiv-visvanathan-dhoti-culture-club/1/373948.html
India's Demonised Mothers-in-law Get Bad Rap

Women from India fear and loathe her. Soap operas showcase her iron-fisted rule. And sociologists spend hours debating the torment she is accused... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/indias-demonised-mothers-in-law-get-bad-rap-138937-1.htm

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