Kancha Ilaiah


Ghar wapsi in the American embassy?

Barack Obama, the President of America, is coming to India in order to take a special guard of honour on Republic Day.

No ghar, so no ghar wapsi

The Sangh Parivar is conducting the so-called “ghar wapsi” programmes all over the country.

The Gita and OBCs

The Other Backward Classes are a historically oppressed majority in India.

Prejudice in Manu’s India

Do Indians have the moral right to express outrage over the Ferguson incident? No. None whatsoever.

Rediscovering Nehru

If Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy to India is liberal Hinduism, B.R. Ambedkar’s legacy is Navayana Buddhism, what is Nehru’s legacy in terms of socio-religious ideas and thought? Atheism and rationalism.

Dogmatic diplomacy

On his maiden visit to the US as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi gifted the Bhagavad Gita to President Barack Oba-ma during a dinner hosted at the White House and told him “as far as India is concerned,

Decoding Modi’s broom-neeti

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swatchh Bharat Abhiyan is surely going to have impact on our environment, health and education as well.

Kautilya vs the King

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s phenomenal rise as a global leader by taking off from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) springboard is noteworthy. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru commanded respect internationally not because of the Congress Party, India’s struggle for independence or his term in prison, but because of scholarship — as the author of two books — and his role in formulating the Non-Aligned Movement and propagating democratic socialism.

The expected electoral victory in Greece of Syrizia, an acronym meaning “radical coalition of the Left”, had made waves across financial markets.

US President Barack Obama, during his visit to India this week, intends to highlight the strategically essential US-India relationship and shore up support for a wide variety of shared policy interest