HINDUTVA—THE HARD AND THE SOFT OF IT

By Inderjit Badhwar Self-serving, sanctimonious political punditry was at its most brazen display on the Indian airwaves last week. TV anchors and analysts and print...
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Lessons For Mr Urjit Patel

Arun Shourie is not only a journalist, as most Indians see him, but also a towering man of letters, a former BJP Union minister,...
HOOLIGANISM AND THUGGERY

“HOOLIGANISM AND THUGGERY”

~By Inderjit Badhwar The mob violence in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh on December 3, 2018, instigated and engineered with malicious intent, which led to the...
DEATH SENTENCES—WHAT THE JUDGES FEEL

DEATH SENTENCES—WHAT THE JUDGES FEEL

~By Inderjit Badhwar In 2014, I made a courtesy call on then Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam who was due to retire in a...

INDIFFERENCE TO REALITY

By Inderjit Badhwar The issue of nationalism versus patriotism jumped centre-stage last week when French President Emmanuel Macron, in what is widely recognised as a...
A BOOK NAMO SHOULD READ

A BOOK NAMO SHOULD READ

~By Inderjit Badhwar If you’re a devoted netizen roaming the blogosphere and shuttling through the Twitter space, chances are that you have had several close...

Letter From The Editor

We carry in this issue a chapter from President Pranab Mukherjee's book The Turbulent Years. It is a vivid account of a significant downturn...
MAKE IN INDIA BITES THE DUST IN MODI GOVERNMENT

MAKE IN INDIA BITES THE DUST

By Inderjit Badhwar Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” initiative has been a bit of a flop. The defence sector, anointed as the lead...
The Sabarimala Temple board has argued in the SC that the state is permitted to interfere in the religious matters of its people but only on limited grounds

SABARIMALA: MOVING TO A UNIFORM CIVIL CODE?

Above: The Sabarimala Temple board has argued in the SC that the state is permitted to interfere in the religious matters of its people...
INDIA ON TEST

INDIA ON TEST

~By Inderjit Badhwar Our cover story focuses this week on what could be the biggest human rights issue the nation has faced since it gained...

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