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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 is not Chacha Nehru, or Chacha Modi, but Modi

'His script, his body language is different, at the most he is a trained pracharak, a national politician building a base, an audience, a community of behaviours and followers from a younger......

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.......

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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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... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/lead-article-an-ode-to-the-planning-commission/article6350850.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Lead&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
A return to social science

The social sciences have declined as part of the imagination of the university. The subject has been appropriated by security agencies, think tanks... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/a-return-to-social-science/article6462528.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Lead&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
Putting in place a tall order

The retirement of Chief Justice R.M. Lodha marks the end of a period in India's judicial history that was marked by judicial activism on the theme... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=70450
The illiteracy of innovation

The formal economy and the scientific sector deal with advanced technology, while the informal, the world of biomass, craft societies, are treated... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/the-illiteracy-of-innovation/article6394905.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Lead&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
Army lifesaver for J-K victims, says Shiv Visvanathan

Shiv Visvanathan Leo Tolstoy in his novel Anna Karenina has this memorable line where he states "Happy families are all alike. Unhappy families are... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/kashmir-floods-army-lifesaver-shiv-visvanathan/1/382755.html

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