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The Global Dalit, The Indian Black: Cornel West In Conversation With Suraj Yengde

Delhi, Aug. 13 -- Indian scholar Suraj Yengde and his mentor, the African-American philosopher and public intellectual Cornel West, come from a long and robust tradition of Dalit-Black solidarity. The... Read More


Is India Racist? Curse Of The C-Word And Why There Is No Line Of Control When It Comes To North-Easterners

Delhi, Aug. 13 -- Being a Northeasterner in India is not easy-a shadow of suspicion, that oddballish mistrust, tails each one who ventures west of those river valleys and forested highlands of the tou... Read More


Independence Day Special: Who's India's George Floyd? Here's Exposing A Racist India!

Delhi, Aug. 13 -- Indian scholar Suraj Yengde and his mentor, the African-American philosopher and public intellectual Cornel West, come from a long and robust tradition of Dalit-Black solidarity. The... Read More


Return Fare Adjusted

Delhi, Aug. 13 -- The suspense over the survival of the Congress-led Ashok Gehlot government ended on August 10 after former party president Rahul Gandhi and his sister, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, placate... Read More


'Our Team Collected 5,000 Pages Of Research Notes Before Writing The Film'

Delhi, Aug. 13 -- Janhvi Kapoor plays an air force officer in the film Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, directed by Sharan Sharma. In a conversation with Lachmi Deb Roy, they talk about the making of t... Read More


What's Next For Faesal?

Delhi, Aug. 13 -- After a year in detention, the realities of tough-as-nails politics have caught up with bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal, the first Kashmiri to top the civil services exam in... Read More


'Light But Tight Will Promote Corporate Interests'

Delhi, Aug. 7 -- 1. What will a switch from 10+2 to a 5+3+3+4 structure mean in Schooling and beyond? The claims of the NEP 2020 that the old structure was 10+2 are simplistic and ahistorical; and it... Read More


Impossible Diary

Delhi, Aug. 7 -- To Boldly Ungo Where... Listen, I'm not a traveller. I hate the lack of structure and predictability travel entails. I can't stand the suspense of bookings or deal with the frustrati... Read More


'An Actor Is Bound To Shine Under Mira Nair's Guidance'

Delhi, Aug. 7 -- In Mira Nair's latest offering, A Suitable Boy, based on the novel by Vikram Seth, Ishaan Khatter plays Maan, a prominent politician's son. He talks to Lachmi Deb Roy about working wi... Read More


Dramatis Persona

Delhi, Aug. 7 -- One of my most vivid and precious memories of Mr Alkazi is of him standing at the door of the Studio Theatre in Rabindra Bhavan. It was the mid-1960s and I was still in Modern School.... Read More