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Apoorvanand

Articles by Apoorvanand

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Nov 25, 2021 Apoorvanand

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Knowing The Unknown

Knowing The Unknown

Aug 01, 2018 Apoorvanand

One of Hindi literature’s early modernists grapples with urbanity, caste and sexuality

Few Feet From Anguished Cries

Few Feet From Anguished Cries

May 31, 2018 Apoorvanand

The struggle to lead, and search for, an authentic life enliven Mohan Rakesh’s characters. A major Hindi...

My Dear Fellow, The Issue Is Not Jinnah But An Armed, Unlawful, Attack By A Mob

My Dear Fellow, The Issue Is Not Jinnah But An Armed, Unlawful, Attack By A Mob

May 06, 2018 Apoorvanand

There is no discussion on the breach of security to Mr. Hamid Ansari. Everyone is busy discussing the role of...

30-01-1948

30-01-1948

Jan 24, 2018 Apoorvanand

It’s the 70th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s ­assassination. And it’s time we fulfilled our part of a...

Fifty Years Of The Rise Of The Right

Fifty Years Of The Rise Of The Right

Oct 26, 2017 Apoorvanand

1967 marked a ­definite ­rightward shift with the end of the Congress monopoly over Indian democracy

Obscene Display Of Glee By A Section Of Indians Over Gauri Lankesh Murder Is Disturbing, But Not Unexpected

Obscene Display Of Glee By A Section Of Indians Over Gauri Lankesh Murder Is Disturbing, But Not Unexpected

Sep 07, 2017 Apoorvanand

What is it in the sectarian groups formed in the name of Hindutva that places them on a different pedestal...

My Lordship, Right To Reparation For Gujarat Riot Violence Is Not State’s Charity But Duty

My Lordship, Right To Reparation For Gujarat Riot Violence Is Not State’s Charity But Duty

Sep 01, 2017 Apoorvanand

Supreme Court overturned the Gujarat High Court directive to the state government to get the religious places...

While The Ruling Class Flaunts A Smiling Face For The Top Post, Being Dalit Is A Curse For Most Others In This Country

While The Ruling Class Flaunts A Smiling Face For The Top Post, Being Dalit Is A Curse For Most Others In This Country

Jul 12, 2017 Apoorvanand

To be born a Dalit in this country is in itself a curse even in the days when the ruling classes flaunt an...

Why Are Political Parties Scared Of Speaking Out Loud On Violence Against Muslims?

Why Are Political Parties Scared Of Speaking Out Loud On Violence Against Muslims?

Jun 26, 2017 Apoorvanand

It betrays a faulty understanding within these parties that Hindus cannot be talked to about what is...

What India Lost: Nehru’s Respect For Parliamentary Methods And Deference To Opposition Views

What India Lost: Nehru’s Respect For Parliamentary Methods And Deference To Opposition Views

May 27, 2017 Apoorvanand

Even the Congress would rather not remember him for his memory poses difficult questions to them, about their...

India’s Leaders Silent On Killing Of Cow-Vigilante Victim Pehlu Khan, Pakistan Speaks Up For Blasphemy Victim Mashal

India’s Leaders Silent On Killing Of Cow-Vigilante Victim Pehlu Khan, Pakistan Speaks Up For Blasphemy Victim Mashal

Apr 22, 2017 Apoorvanand

Neither PM Narendra Modi nor chief ministers uttered a word on cow vigilantes running riot and killing people...

Ashoka Had De-Militarised Himself, The BJP Is Busy Re-Militarising Him

Ashoka Had De-Militarised Himself, The BJP Is Busy Re-Militarising Him

Apr 12, 2017 Apoorvanand

Ashoka, father of Sanghamitra and Mahendra, is not remembered in Bihar or elsewhere as a conqueror but as...

Bhagat Singh Not The First Or Last Revolutionary Killed By British. But Why Is He Remembered Even Today?

Bhagat Singh Not The First Or Last Revolutionary Killed By British. But Why Is He Remembered Even Today?

Mar 23, 2017 Apoorvanand

He was not the first or last revolutionary to be killed by the British but none could capture the imagination...

Our Neglected Chacha

Our Neglected Chacha

Aug 20, 2012 Apoorvanand

A beloved freedom fighter, then a reviled nation-builder. The pain of being Nehru.