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Antara Dev Sen

Comrade Karat and the poverty of philosophy

The erudite Prakash Karat had announced that Modi’s government is not fascist.

17 Feb 2018 3:39 AM

Baffling Budget: Public health for private wealth?

The health insurance scheme for the poorest Indians in this year’s Budget is a bit like this.

03 Feb 2018 12:34 AM

We’re a nation of gullible people... But how long?

The grim bunch clapped in joy and carried Santa on their shoulders to their village head’s throne.

29 Dec 2017 1:25 AM

If we neglect our mother tongue cultures, we’ll weaken ourselves

For years literatures in Indian languages, trapped within the walls of each language, have not got their due.

30 Nov 2017 1:48 AM

Aadhaar raj: Targeting the poor & vulnerable

There are many reasons why Aadhaar and biometric identification fails in rural areas.

28 Oct 2017 12:17 AM


Let’s talk about living and ‘living wills’

A proper debate on the “living will” can’t be limited to just medical treatment and our right to live.

15 Oct 2017 12:29 AM

Who killed Gauri? We all failed her

On the contrary, we see most criminals with political links go scot-free, and those who cannot dodge jail get new escape routes.

12 Sep 2017 12:23 AM

Will the lot of dalits change with a dalit Prez?

Only the caste identity matters — the identity that was supposed to have become irrelevant long ago.

19 Jul 2017 2:18 AM

It’s time to step in, rein in lynch mobs

Overburdened courts at the mercy of a corrupt administration, crooked officers and callous police often fail to deliver justice.

11 Jul 2017 4:53 AM

Let law guide us, not our prejudices

Prejudice can ruin our justice delivery mechanism and rob us of our greatest strength as a robust democracy.

09 Jun 2017 2:30 AM


New India under the Maximum Leader

In three years of Mr Modi’s rule, the government has managed to obfuscate India’s constitutional guarantees.

24 May 2017 3:00 AM

When hate wins, everybody loses

The days of simply being a Hindu are over, now you must be a “proud Hindu” — or face consequences.

10 May 2017 12:19 AM

If rule of law prevails, tolerance will follow

As intolerance rises, the word pluralism is being replaced by “tolerance”.

15 Apr 2017 5:57 AM

Celebrate our democracy’s rulebook

Our real strength comes from our resolve to overcome hurdles and from the rights and freedoms guaranteed by our Constitution.

26 Jan 2017 6:21 AM

Queuing up with hope... For a much better 2017!

A new year is waiting. A year full of possibilities. It could be full of towering taxmen and further shrinking freedoms.

27 Dec 2016 2:19 AM


After notes, will our rights vanish too?

Markets are already panicked and if supplies dry up, prices will soar.

16 Nov 2016 1:10 AM