Ashis Nandy’s fall from grace

A rather impulsive statement made during a discussion session within the Jaipur literature festival last month has landed Nandy in all manner of trouble, FIR and a possibility of arrest under provisions of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. The celebrated academic, author, social science practitioner took the sage counsel of […]

The debate within the BJP over projecting Modi as PM keeps on …

This issue is probably one of the most important issues for the BJP. For the past 2 elections, it has lost to the Congress, including the one in 2004 where the party expected to come back to power, and the one in 2009, where the Congress came back to power with a higher number of […]

Akhikesh Yadav – How to take a huge win and then trash it ..the SP in Uttar Pradesh

No one would have predicted what happened in the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, although hopeful SP party men would have dreamed about toppling the Mayawati Government and putting ‘netaji’ (Mulayam Singh Yadav) back in power. The principal national parties, the Congress and the BJP, would have been sure that they cannot jump ahead of […]