The public display of names has already served a very important purpose of sending a warning to teachers who are likely to abuse their power to target students.
Mohan J Dutta
Despite the well-documented adverse effects of demonetisation, Modi government’s continued support for it reflects the arrogance of the behavioural ideology that thrives in its sense of certainty, far removed from the struggles of everyday people.
The fundamental threat to communication arises from treating it as a tactical tool for achieving pre-specified ends for those who pay for it – and that’s what needs to be fought.
The beginning to countering the politics of hate lies in self-reflection, in digging deep into the everyday discourses we participate in that mark the “other” and in recognising the “other” in the “us”.
Critical thinking and analysis are mere branding tools in glossy brochures, while the goal of administering the university becomes one of producing homogenous robots.
Issues like nationalism and separatism are perfect fodder for television channels since they offer an opportunity to drive social media shares and ratings