Story Posted on 12-06-2019
The Castaways | 7-minute read
From eating joothan to foraging for morsels: 'My ironic cookbooks remind us how food is caught tightly in the web of caste'
Artist Rajyashri Goody talks about the politics of access and privilege surrounding food, in her cookbooks that are inspired by food mentioned in autobiographies by Dalit writers.
| 5-minute read
Skipping The Biggest Lesson: BJP’s draft National Education Policy tries to compete with madrasas, misses crucial learning
The policy pays no attention to teaching children the dignity of labour. This lesson is a must though for any society which wants to grow and be developed.
| 6-minute read
Because The Emergency ended. Didn't it? Prashant Kanojia and Priyanka Sharma cases have us wondering
From Jawaharlal Nehru to Rajiv Gandhi, powerful assaults on our freedom of speech have been made by famed netas. Narendra Modi criticised this. But how does he explain the Prashant Kanojia event?
| 14-minute read
Narendra Modi used digital and social media brilliantly, and ages before others. In contrast, the Congress' gameplan looked slow, surly and sloppy. This made all the crucial difference.
| 4-minute read
With his move to Wayanad and his claiming the concerns of Kerala in Parliament now, is Rahul Gandhi targetting one of the few strong pillars left standing in a shell-shocked Congress?
| 10-minute read
Why BJP loses out in the south: Why Narendra Modi's saffron party is unable to cross the Vindhyas in victory
Powerful local players. Rooted regional sensitivities. A host of political miscalculations. And an inability to catch the pulse of the South. All this has limited the Modi Wave to the north of India.
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With Asif Ali Zardari being arrested for his alleged involvement in a corruption case, we take a look at all the Pakistani PMs and Presidents who were locked up and how!
| 3-minute read
The BJP stormed to power in UP promising to end 'jungle raj'. But the same reign of lawlessness seems to have only increased, this time, with journalists at the receiving end of police power.
| 3-minute read