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Chandrakant Naidu

What’s Up Andhra CM Jagan’s Sleeve?

May 31, 2019 M.S. Shanker

YS Jaganmohan Reddy’s promise to re-introduce ‘Total Prohibition’ has attracted criticism. The excise revenue from liquor is said to be around Rs 7,500 crore. Loss of the amount to the State’s revenue is certain to adversely affect the economy.

Political Bagpipers And The Bhopal Tragedy

Sep 27, 2015 Chandrakant Naidu

Why was BJP screaming for Anderson's extraction if it did not want to pursue the case as a ruling party?

Promoters Of The Rashtrabhasha

Like Hindutva, Ram Mandir and Yoga, the national language has ended up as a self-aggrandisement tool for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party.

Being brought for interrogation by police at the Jodhpur airport

A Game Changer?

Sep 03, 2013 Chandrakant Naidu

Asaram by himself may not be a major factor in the electoral permutations. But his conviction could have a cascading effect on the events that follow.

Voices For Vidarbha

The nod for Telangana has predictably reignited the bushfires for several other smaller states. A look at the renewed demand for Vidarbha.

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love


The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz