Sunday, 14 August, 2022

Shiv Visvanathan

Shiv Visvanathan
Shiv Visvanathan is Professor at Jindal Global Law School and Director at the Centre for the Study of Knowledge Systems, O.P Jindal Global University, Sonipat and Adjunct Professor at Raman Research Institute, Bangalore. He is the author of Theatres of Democracy, A Carnival for Science, Organizing for Science, and has co-edited Foulplay: Chronicles of Corruption. He graduated in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics and holds a PhD in Sociology from Delhi University. He works on Sociology of Science, Violence, Literature, and Corruption, Semiotics, Democracy, and Alternative Imagination. Follow him on Twitter @ShivVisvanathan or follow his blog at

On Camera


Bhutan - People standing in queue outside ATM

RBI data reveals demonetisation was the epitome of whimsical, illogical policymaking

The government wanted demonetisation to combat three problems. None of them seem to have been solved. 


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.