The belief that there is a higher probability of lower caste leaders acquiring disproportionate assets is more likely a myth than a reality.
By extending the epidemic of political correctness to words and their usage, the BJP is emptying politics of its meaning.
If our research halls become empty, if no young mind comes to us to discuss books and ideas, the job that we do as teachers in a research university loses its charm and meaning.
What is to become of us if communal, majoritarian language continues to be used and we do not oppose it?
The celebrated social theorist and political psychologist spoke to The Wire about Modi, demonetisation and the state of Indian democracy.
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The university may have broken its convocation ‘jinx’ but issues regarding its functioning – visas for students and campus construction – continue to plague the institution.
In our contemporary age of instant polling and surfing headlines, there is a great need to be responsible about the first impression that headlines create.
People have the freedom to follow any panth or dharm. But a secular state forbids political claims in their name.