In this excerpt from her book 'Indian Extincts', Miniya Chatterji writes that stalwarts of Indian politics, literature and religion would have been declared anti-national by today's standards.
This excerpt from the book 'Widows of Vidarbha: Making of Shadows by Kota Neelima' deals with how farmer suicides have affected lives in Maharashtra.
In this excerpt from 'Split', which was once banned in Bengal, Taslima Nasreen talks about the response she received for her book Lajja and the impact of BJP translating it.
In this excerpt from 'Do We Not Bleed-Reflections of a 21-st Century Pakistani', journalist Mehr Tarar writes about how India-Pakistan relations can improve
In this excerpt from 'Chup- Breaking the silence about India’s women', author Deepa Narayan talks about how women are expected take up as little space as possible.
In this excerpt from his book 'The Free Voice', NDTV anchor Ravish Kumar explains why a dissenting citizen is real strength of a democracy.
In this excerpt, Ornit Shah explains how electoral democracy, shaped by the imagination of bureaucrats, came to life through universal adult franchise.
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In this excerpt from his book Whither Indian Judiciary, Justice Katju talks about his disclosures about the Madras HC corruption, the true facts and what happened.
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In this excerpt from 'Ballot: Ten Episodes that Have Shaped India’s Democracy' author Rasheed Kidwai writes about the various battles in the UPA government.
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In this excerpt from his book 'Why I Am A Hindu', Congress MP Shashi Tharoor explains Vinayak Damodar Savarkar's vision of Hindutva and how it was closely linked with nationalism.
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the serial suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, which have killed more than 300 people till last count.
More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.