India  /  Published 11.02.21

Hamid Ansari sees threat to rule of law

Former Vice-President Hamid Ansari has said “strident nationalism has taken over the political and cultural landscape and is making India intolerant, arrogant and insecure and undermining frater...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.21

Cricket nationalism is historical in nature

To watch Test cricketers being conscripted into a Twitter chorus aimed at foreign critics of the Indian government, in the name of the Nation, is embarrassing and strange. But nationalism isn’t ...
By Mukul Kesavan in

Opinion  /  Published 05.01.21

The prescient Poet: Modi-Shah invoke Tagore

  Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and the Bharatiya Janata Party as a whole are known for conflating Hindutva with nationalism. Many BJP leaders, including Modi, have employed phrases, idioms...
By S.N. Sahu in

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.21

Familiar taste: the Roman ‘thermopolium’

Sir — What’s in a name? That which ancient Romans called a ‘thermopolium’ in 79 CE, we could just as easily call a dhaba in 2020 CE. A food stall that was buried when...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 30.09.20

Life is out there: Sense of being Indian

Kamala Harris, an American politician and lawyer who is partly Indian in origin, is the Democratic Party’s vice-presidential nominee for the 2020 presidential elections in the United States of A...
By Shyam G. Menon in


India  /  Published 27.09.20

‘Scapegoats are required as a diversion’

By Romila Thapar in

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.20

Greedy: 'Vaccine nationalism'

Nationalism is an evolving phenomenon. That perhaps explains the reason for its various mutations. Among these new forms, ‘vaccine nationalism’ has, understandably, raised concern around t...
By The Editorial Board in

Arts  /  Published 08.05.20

The Anthem: What we have failed to learn

By in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.01.19

The life of a patriot is easy in New India

Patriotism used to be serious business. Whether it was giving one’s life for the cause of the country and its people or working on the ground, educating the masses, protecting the environment and ig...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 03.06.20

Renaming India plea to be treated as representation: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Centre should treat as a representation a plea which sought a direction to amend the Constitution and replace the word India with 'Bharat' or 'Hindustan'.The pl...
By PTI in New Delhi


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