India  /  Published 25.06.19

EC refuses to share dissent notes on Narendra Modi

The Election Commission has refused to disclose the dissent notes one of its commissioners had given over clean chits that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had got for some of his speeches that were exami...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 21.02.19

Mahatma Gandhi and the art of disobedience

“If India remains a great nation, it is not because of its gurus, politicians, corporate leaders or Bollywood actors, but because it is the birthplace of a disobedient Indian, who gave rise to a new...
By Abdus Samad Gayen in

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.20

India adrift, optimism hard to sustain

The recent estimate of GDP growth for the third quarter of 2019-20, at around 4.7 per cent, has prompted a predictable sense of gloom. However, even the 4.7 per cent estimate is deceptive, since in pe...
By Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen in

Opinion  /  Published 21.08.19

Confusing a majoritarian world and uniformity

Two letters from opposing ends have created a debate and raised larger issues. They have survived in a way few letters to the editor do; most disappear after the usual hiccup. The first was the one tr...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.20

Colours of dissent at Park Circus

Women and students on vigil at Park Circus Maidan and those who frequent the sit-in have given a call to everyone to register their protest with a splash of colours. Art Attack @ Park Circus, an art w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 29.04.20

Covid-19 lockdown: Voices of dissent grow

Individuals from the business and finance community have started venting their displeasure with the prolonged lockdown and are calling for the restrictions to be lifted entirely at least in the non ho...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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