India  /  Published 22.09.21

‘Despotism’ book delay concern

The authors of a book titled To Kill A Democracy: India’s Passage to Despotism have gone public with their concerns over the delay on the part of Oxford University Press (OUP), India, in releasi...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.21

Letters to the Editor: Golden grease

Sir — The Supreme Court judge, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, has highlighted the special duty of public intellectuals to “question the state” and sustain democracy. However, the ability ...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 07.09.21

Kabul: 'Death to Pak' slogans raised

Chanting "death to Pakistan", Afghan protesters, including women, took to the streets of Kabul on Tuesday, as they claimed that Pakistani jets conducted airstrikes in Panjshir province, acco...
By PTI in Peshawar, Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.21

Strange unity: Nagaland

Dissent lies at the heart of the democratic project. A principal — political — manifestation of the difference in opinion is the Opposition, which, ideally, is meant to function as a bulwa...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 15.08.21

Listen to your guru, PM

BJP veteran L.K. Advani, himself displaced by the Partition, on Saturday recalled the “trauma” but also underlined the “triumph of freedom” that accompanied it, stressing &ldqu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 15.08.21

Majoritarianism in India

The principal strategy of contemporary majoritarianism is singling out a group, demonizing it as an alien fifth column, and then publicly making an example of it. In earlier columns, I’ve examin...
By Mukul Kesavan

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.08.21

Independence Day pledge for freedoms

By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.21

Shadows lengthen: A European fascism?

How safe are Europe’s democracies from the majoritarianism that nudged Myanmar into violent ethnic cleansing and China into the systematic dissolution of the Muslim Uighur? Europe is an interest...
By Mukul Kesavan

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.21

Democracy can't coexist with contempt

India is up for grabs. A minister is accused of building illegally on tea garden land; the 21-acre sprawl of Calcutta’s prized Agri Horticultural Gardens may be the next target of criminal rapac...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

India  /  Published 30.07.21

Democracy must go on: Mamata

"Democracy must go on", were West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's parting words as she left Delhi after a five-day visit on Friday, promising to return to the capital once every ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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