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VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Dekho magar consent se, Ban on songs, Liberalism, Jawaharlal Nehru University

JNU's Double Standards: Students want 'sexist songs' banned. What happened to their liberal free thought?

What's next, JNU? Ban books, plays, films, outfits or foods you find offensive? And we thought you were different from AMU and BHU!

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Right vs left, Liberal dishonesty, Liberalism, The Economist

Renewing liberalism: Why 'The Economist' smacks of intellectual dishonesty

The magazine writes without a trace of embarrassment that 'liberal ideals are worthless unless backed by the military power of determined nation states'.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, BJP, India, Liberalism

What ails liberals in India?

The crisis of global liberalism seems one of its own making.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Liberalism, Mohan Bhagwat, Rss event, Pranab Mukherjee

How Pranab Mukherjee undermined Congress’ fight against RSS

The former president's speech was neither sharp, nor intended to rub his hosts the wrong way.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Hindus, Liberalism, Narendra Modi, BJP

No, liberalism is not under any threat under Modi government

Left liberal intellectuals are spreading canards to get Congress back in power.

VOICES

 |  9-minute read
Indian Muslims, Communalism, Liberalism, Islamophobia

The burden of Indian Muslim today

The onus is on the Muslims to pass this litmus test of acceptable Muslimness.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Ram Chandra Guha, Muslims, Hindutva, Liberalism

Ram Guha, not so sadly, exposed his own 'liberal' position

His most tenuous stance is how all types of obscurantism, traditionalism and revivalism can be confronted by liberal democracy.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Donald Trump, Liberalism, Democracy, United States

What Indians can learn from the death of liberalism in US

From 40,000 Americans marching against white supremacists to influential CEOs quitting the President's council, there is much to be understood.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Dissent, RSS, Narendra Modi, Gauri Lankesh

Liberals should stop complaining about dissent being stifled under Modi's India

There is more vigorous editorial dissent, more public debate, and more online vitriol against Hindutva today than there ever was under Congress.

POLITICS

 |  The Bigger Picture  |  4-minute read
Hindutva, Yogi Adityanath, Liberalism

Why Modi fans and trolls should give Left liberals a chance

Liberalism has given us this modern world which gives primacy to the individual over his community, caste or gender.