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Is Shashi Tharoor trying to revive Congress brand of nationalism through his book?

The erudite politician has rediscovered India's colonial past, may be to make an alternative space to the dominant cultural nationalism of BJP
Dr Shashi Tharoor is a man of knowledge and wisdom. He certainly qualifies as a top scholar on things that are related to India. In the Indian National Congress (INC), the man doesn’t have much of a...
23 December 2016 -
S. Ghosh

Protesting celebrity couple naming son 'Taimur': India shows its hollow sense of history

Why did 'Saifeena' name their son as 'Taimur,' a 'mass murderer' of the past, fanatic Indians ask; but there is hardly any logic in it.
Hell broke loose after an Indian celebrity couple – actors Saif Ali Khan and his wife Kareena Kapoor – named their newborn son Taimur. Social media went berserk as to why the couple named their...
21 December 2016 -
S. Ghosh

BJP hasn't learnt from 2004; PM Modi's demonetization could see a Gandhi back at helm

The BJP is too much obsessed with the well-off classes and this politics of excluding the marginal could cost it dearly in days to come
In 2014, when Narendra Modi led the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to get majority in the Lok Sabha election in India, several thousands of new-age Indians believed that it was the end of the Indian...
21 December 2016 -
S. Ghosh
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