Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicAmitav Ghosh

Topic: Amitav Ghosh

Govts around the world have learnt language of ‘greenwashing’, especially India: Amitav Ghosh

Geopolitics of climate change is never discussed at meetings like COP, which are oriented towards technocratic & technological solutions, Amitav Ghosh says at ThePrint’s Off the Cuff. 

Congress, Left, BJP – India striving to remake itself as settler colonialist: Amitav Ghosh

In ‘The Nutmeg’s Curse’, Amitav Ghosh writes that India’s forest lands have formed an internal ‘state of exception’ where normal functioning of laws is suspended.

CAA-NRC threat to identity & livelihood, say Mira Nair, Naseeruddin Shah & others

In a note, 300 eminent personalities including Amitav Ghosh, TM Krishna & Romila Thapar said they stand in solidarity with those protesting against CAA-NRC.

Amitav Ghosh takes to Twitter to highlight why East India Company never went after Nepal

Author Amitav Ghosh, who has extensively explored the history of the subcontinent, points out that there is still Eurocentrism in the study of the subject.

Amitav Ghosh is the Jnanpith Award winner and climate crusader India doesn’t know it needs

Through his writings, Amitav Ghosh forces public personas to talk about climate change, toxic majoritarianism and dwindling space for free speech.

Dancing with Agha Shahid Ali: Why the poet will always be my muse

Author and poet Kamla Kapur recounts growing up with Shahid, the Phoenix in a coffin of light.

Baba Ramdev may land up in high office of India one day: Foreign Policy magazine

Magazine lists Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani in ‘Technology’ category. Other Indians on the list include Amitav Ghosh and Menaka Guruswamy.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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