Why Amartya Sen Fails See An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Victor Hugo once famously said, “No army can stop an idea whose time has come.” Amartya Sen doesn’t seem toRead more.
A Magical Moment That Has Come Seventy Years Later
India will not be the same again after this election. It is a moment that came at the dawn ofRead more.
Will Modi Meditating be the Defining Moment of This Election?
The picture of Modi sitting in the cave with his eyes closed, meditating reminded me of a picture from anotherRead more.
The Curse of Sadhvi Pragya and Her Message to a Nation
The curse has always played a role in India’s history, during its most critical times. The curse of a womanRead more.
When The Voice Of A Nation Was Sold For A Bottle Of Whiskey
Last week I attended a book launch for a friend in Delhi. One of the speakers, a journalist of nationalRead more.
Why Forced Conversion Is A Crime Against Humanity?
“Why are Islam and Christianity so much bothered with religious conversion while religions like Hinduism are not?” A young WhiteRead more.
Why The Surf Excel Advertisement Divides Rather Than Heals
It was a friend who called up saying she had cried after seeing the surf excel ad and felt veryRead more.
Is Modi’s Call to ‘Avenge the Terror’ the Last Nail on ‘Gandhian Ahimsa’?
It was a journalist from a national newspaper, “Don’t you think Modi’s saying we will enter their homes and avengeRead more.