True History

By Navaratna S Rajaram

Kshatra: The Miracle of Medieval India

3 min read How India managed to survive as a civilization where others failed....

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By Radha Rajan

World War II and the significance of August 15 as Independence Day

12 minute read Whereas in Hindu tradition of statecraft or rajdharma wars wer....

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Current Events

By Dahya Patel

Misuse of Article 35A against Hindus by the Jammu & Kashmir state

8 minute read The Jammu and Kashmir(J&K) state government has misused Art....

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By Navaratna S Rajaram

Water Crisis: Feast and Famine

6 minute read There is a line in the famous poem The Rime of the Ancient Mari....

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By B V Rudhraya

Guha wins The Fareed, Shobaa De-vastated

5 minute read It’s that time of week again. Another Guha brilliancy, by a m....

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Books

By B V Rudhraya

Time for Stock Taking: a 2019 view

10 minute read One of the good things about writing a book review is that you....

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By Abhinav Agarwal

Teresa: Not India’s Mother

5 minute read Christopher Hitchens iconoclastic polemic against Mother Teresa....

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By Abhinav Agarwal

The Intellectual Submission of Devdutt Pattanaik

12 minute read In my review of "The Illustrated Mahabharata", I wrote that th....

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Heritage

By Krishen Kak

Pilgrimage and the Construction of Bhārat

The conventional understanding of Indian identity – and one that is still taug....

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By Krishen Kak

The Idea of India

The idea of India is a conception often credited by our English-speaking “se....

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By Mahesh CR

Hymn to Durga

2 minute read A Poetic Invocation O Daughter from mountain, that divine peak....

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Concepts

By B V Rudhraya

Why Indian Liberals Do Not Leave

9 minute read We are now almost two months post the Lok Sabha 2019 elections ....

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By B V Rudhraya

Feminism and the Indian Army

30 December 2018 | 7 minute read In the previous part, we explored feminism ....

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By Navaratna S Rajaram

Human Rights, A Madness of Our Age

8 December 2018 | 6 minute read Scottish writer Charles Mackay (1814 – 89) ....

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