An empire on the edge?

An empire on the edge?

As the rocking events of the JNU story move out of the news cycle, a stream of sub textual themes is slowly making itself felt. The way the Indian government dealt with slogan-raising students makes a bitter commentary on the Indian state. The slogans may have been unacceptable to most Indians, but they were just […]

A Footnote to History

A Footnote to History

It is never easy to write about a person who is no more. It was never easy to write about Mufti Mohammad Sayeed even when he was living. The man had a method to his brand of politics–leave a wide enough room for ambiguity; never give out your mind on critical issues; keep the folks […]