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Shiv Visvanathan

An emerging wave of environmental politics

The politics of environment and the battles for livelihood become a microcosm for the democratic struggles today.

06 Jul 2018 12:33 AM

We need to think about Kashmir in a new way

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are seedy characters, yet even they seem desperate for peace.

26 Jun 2018 12:53 AM

Power of Lists: Men, women & new consent rules

Somehow one senses that the everyday nuance of feminist struggle has not penetrated the younger generation.

14 Apr 2018 5:53 AM

3 anchors of democracy have lost their power

Science provides a generalised model of truth, objectivity, fairness and the need for rituals of experiment to verify facts.

12 Mar 2018 12:30 AM

Three crises in a search of a narrative

Three crises haunted 2017 and we lack even a discourse, a language for dialogue.

24 Jan 2018 1:29 AM

The year of the missing: Where’s our humanity?

All genocidal intent in India’s new policy is a clerical act of reclassification and the Rohingya go missing.

04 Jan 2018 2:58 AM

Murder most foul as pedagogic warning

We confront two kinds of violence, one that is codified into institutions and another that is institutional violence.

20 Dec 2017 2:01 AM

When religion trumps citizenship

The BJP’s acts of moral policing, whether of food, dress or sexuality, or even movies, has been a source of deep concern.

10 Dec 2017 12:12 AM

Yemen’s tragedy: Is the world’s conscience completely dead?

Yemen happens to be captive to the Houthi rebels, who obtain aid from Iran.

24 Nov 2017 6:41 AM

We should do a major rethink about security

To appoint a security official to head the negotiation already closes options in the imagination.

15 Nov 2017 1:10 AM