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Dibyesh Anand

The Burning Issue

Oct 20, 2011 Dibyesh Anand

Protests by self-immolation is a new phenomenon in Tibet. But at least the Dalai Lama would know best that China does not fear the dead or the dying monks. It fears the living ones.

The Next Dalai Lama

Dec 15, 2010 Dibyesh Anand

A highly probable scenario for the 15th Dalai Lama is that there will be two of them: one boy recognised inside China with Beijing's blessings, another somewhere in exile. It will wreck all hopes for reconciliation

Re-Imagining China

The unrest in Xinjiang exposes the failure of Chinese state policy as well as west's -- and others' -- selective and cynical engagement.

Dangerous Brinkmanship

May 04, 2009 Dibyesh Anand

The Maoists are not blame-free. They lacked caution and patience. They had the option of avoiding this debacle. But now, the big powers in the neighbourhood need to resist the temptation to meddle into the internal affairs of Nepal and let the variou

Is China A Neurotic State?

What makes China so sensitive when it comes to the Tibet question? How does one explain its almost paranoid state? The answer lies in a mix of strategic location of Tibet, regime type and, most importantly, modern Chinese nationalism.

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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


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

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

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

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh