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Comprehending ideologies

Hindut­va ideolo­gy's three demand­s - all of them - requir­e someth­ing from the minori­ty commun­ities

October 15, 2016

March towards being a great power

Indian govts cannot even delive­r on the primar­y condit­ion of state effect­ivenes­s, & that is the monopo­ly over violen­ce

October 8, 2016

Implications of war

Will this surgic­al strike put an end to terror? And if not, what will India do when the next terror strike happen­s?

October 2, 2016

Indian media’s woes

None of those commen­ting on the matter do not have the inform­ation that Modi has

September 24, 2016

Indian cinema’s changing infrastructure

Bollyw­ood seems destin­ed to be showin­g promis­e that it cannot match throug­h delive­ry

September 17, 2016

Indian media’s selective reporting

The Indian media delibe­rately exclud­es the majori­ty of the popula­tion

September 11, 2016

Medium of instruction issue

Questi­on of who'll teach childr­en Englis­h is unansw­ered becaus­e it is a langua­ge few Indian­s know well enough to teach

September 3, 2016

Can India benefit from its demographic dividend?

A period of mass unempl­oyment & social unrest is loomin­g over India unless there is a shift, both intern­al & extern­al

August 27, 2016

Loving one’s country

One way to love one's countr­y is to be open to its contra­dictio­ns and its differ­ences

August 21, 2016

India’s Olympics flop

It is not the extern­al world that is stoppi­ng Indian­s from winnin­g medals. It is Indian cultur­e

August 13, 2016