Sumit Ganguly

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Sumit Ganguly is director of research at the Center on American and Global Security, Indiana University, Bloomington

Five persistent myths

At a recent conference in the United States, a Pakistani interlocutor, when faced with questions about her country’s continuing dalliance with terror in Kashmir and elsewhere, neatly sidestepped the q

Embrace global liberalism

Unlike the vast majority of postcolonial states which failed to enshrine democratic institutions and norms, India stands out as a striking anomaly.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.