Backroom parlour tricks by now mostly irrelevant CPI(M) leaders is something Indian democracy can certainly live without.
Why should one state contain one nationalism, and not, instead, contending visions of society, state and nation?
The ball may not swing, but Virat Hindus will continue to bat as if they were still playing in the IPL.
Critical attention to neither history and culture, nor social justice was on the agenda that India and Germany discussed recently.
In a resource-constrained country, we have been always aware that scholarly independence was always more imagined than real.