Santosh K Singh
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English   |   Bangla

The writer is a Delhi based academic.

POLITICS

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Smoke in Punjab, fire in Delhi

The capital gets its collective guilt sorted by throwing the issue into the rural dustbin.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

How Ram Rahim took advantage of caste fears bred by hierarchical Indian society

The violence in the aftermath of his conviction in a rape case highlights the unfinished task of our nation building.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

How Akhilesh manoeuvred to be in the forefront

It is no coincidence that the talk of Yadav as PM material started doing the rounds immediately after the family-feud was settled.

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

A tale of two cities’ parks and empty lives

The green spaces are helpless mirror images of the larger society and its dynamics.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Masculine public space and the rise of 'sena culture'

Till politicians can't look beyond the vote bank, cult leaders will continue to prosper and flourish.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Design, democracy and lessons for the Congress

The Grand Old Party lately seems to have mastered the art of self-destruction.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

The return of caste and the need for recasting caste-mindscape

In the land of hundreds and thousands of Jishas and Rohith Vemulas, Tina Dabi must be celebrated but only as an exception.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Blame the urban upper middle class, not Odd-Even for pollution crisis

The scheme is not just about the numbers, it is about the spirit for a green Delhi.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

Imagining a dialogue between Gandhi and Ambedkar in today's time

We need both Mahatma's spirit of ahimsa combined with Babasaheb's radicalism.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why apolitical campuses are suicidal for the idea of the university

At the heart of higher education is the need to train young minds the art of seeing through the status quo.