Ashis Nandy

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Name: Ashis Nandy
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

RSS Targets Punjab And The Sikh Predominance

Countercurrents.orgThe Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), described by eminent sociologist Ashis Nandy as fountainhead of ‘demonic and seductive Indian religious nationalism’ seems to have put Punjab on its radar. Its chief Mohan Bhagwat finished a five-day ... [Published Counter Currents - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Modi and the criminalization of Indian politics

The election of Narendra Modi as India’s prime minister in May, with strong backing from the country’s capitalist class, placed a mass murderer at the head of the world’s largest democracy. It was a shocking and unprecedented development whose consequences ... [Published Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

A film of possibility

Shanta GokhaleGirish Kasarvalli's film, Ananthamurthy - Not A Documentary But A Hypothesis, screened at FDZone on Saturday, explores the writings, ideas and ideology of the socialist-Gandhian novelist-thinker U R Ananthamurthy. The title is intriguing. ... [Published Mumbai Mirror - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

STILL-Open wounds

AS COLONIAL MASTERS, THE FIRST AND MOST DECISIVE CRITERIon theBRITISH APPLIED FOR PARTITION WAS ‘ADMINISTRATIVE CONVENIENCE’. THEY WERE RULING OVER SuBJECTS AND NOT CITIZENS, AFTER ALL.INDEPENDENT INDIA OUGHT TO HAVE LEARNED A THING OR TWO FROM THESE ... [Published The Statesman - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

'A Personal Journey With URA'

U.R.Ananthamurthy (1932-2014), the Jnanapith Award winning Kannada writer was also a poet, novelist, philosopher, administrator, social activist and a public intellectual. While political psychologist Ashis Nandy once described him as “one of the finest ... [Published Outlook India - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Numerocracy

Some weeks ago, on a hot, humid evening, there was a book release in Delhi’s Constitution Club, a short walk from Parliament House where the Narendra Modi government was engaged in its first session. Union cabinet minister for micro, small and medium ... [Published Outlook India - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Finding their feet

A scene from the partition of Punjab, 1947. Photo: Wikimedia CommonsThe Making Of Exile | Nandita Bhavnani If factual accuracy is the most important key to unlock the dark room of history, anthropologist and Sindhi historian Nandita Bhavnani ’s book The ... [Published Livemint.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

A twisted idea of India

Photo: Tehelka ArchivesIt cannot be described as his moment of epiphany because Mohanrao Bhagwat has not said anything that had not been said by his ideological progenitors before. From Vinayak Damodar Savarkar downwards, assertions to the effect that ... [Published Tehelka - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

'Modi wants to be Patel, but might end up as Indira'

'It is obvious within these two months that in many ways Narendra Modi has a great degree of resemblance with Indira Gandhi.''The same style of management of power. The same kind of attempt to reduce a large section of the political leadership into, if ... [Published rediff.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Listen to the Shahar

Urban Legend: (Top) A kali-peeli in Mumbai; graffiti in Shahpur Jat, Delhi.Book: The Oxford Anthology of the Modern Indian CityVolume I: The City in its PlenitudeVol 2: Making and Unmaking the City—Politics, Culture, and Life FormsAuthor: Vinay Lal ( ... [Published Indian Express - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

The reticent chronicler

Granville “Red” Austin, 87, passed away at his home on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on July 6. His name is known in India because of two definitive books that he wrote, one about the making of the Indian Constitution (Indian Constitution: Cornerstone ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 23 2014]
First reported May 31 2014 - Updated May 31 2014 - 1 reports

A useful ignorance

In recent weeks, there has been much talk of a growing challenge to the ‘Nehruvian consensus’. Influenced by this chatter, two journalists, one Indian, the other Western, asked me to comment on whether Narendra Modi becoming prime minister would mean ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 31 2014]

Quotes

During the discussion, Nandy said: "most of the corrupt come from the obc, sc and st communities and as long as it remains, indian republic will survive." Nandy's remarks soon invited strong condemnation from the political parties and Dalit writer and thinkers

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RSS Targets Punjab And The Sikh Predominance [Published Counter Currents - 3 hours ago]
Modi and the criminalization of Indian politics [Published Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Sep 11 2014]
A film of possibility [Published Mumbai Mirror - Sep 11 2014]
STILL-Open wounds [Published The Statesman - Sep 08 2014]
'A Personal Journey With URA' [Published Outlook India - Aug 23 2014]
Numerocracy [Published Outlook India - Aug 16 2014]
Finding their feet [Published Livemint.com - Aug 15 2014]
A twisted idea of India [Published Tehelka - Aug 14 2014]
'Modi wants to be Patel, but might end up as In... [Published rediff.com - Aug 14 2014]
Listen to the Shahar [Published Indian Express - Aug 08 2014]
The reticent chronicler [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 23 2014]
A useful ignorance [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 31 2014]
A summer game for all seasons [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 23 2014]
Could India’s Next Prime Minister Be a Hindu Ex... [Published The Nation - May 13 2014]
Politics of the sacred [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 08 2014]
The Fundamental Trouble with Narendra Modi [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 28 2014]
Women and Children: The Cutting Edge of Interna... [Published groundviews - Apr 12 2014]
A Conversation with Ashis Nandy [Published UC Television - YouTube - Feb 14 2014]
Supreme Court imposes stay on Ashis Nandy’s arrest [Published Topnews.in - Feb 01 2013]
FIR registered against Ashis Nandy under SC/ST Act [Published Topnews.in - Jan 26 2013]
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The Fundamental Trouble with Narendra Modi [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 28 2014]
by Kathleen Goodwin In the spring of 2012, I spent four weeks in Delhi conducting interviews for my senior thesis, an analysis of the systematic massacre of 3,000 members of the Delhi Sikh community in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi's assassination ...
Women and Children: The Cutting Edge of Interna... [Published groundviews - Apr 12 2014]
Photo by UN/Myriam Asmani, via World Education Blog The Grotius Lecture 2014 [1] PREFACE Sometime at the end of 2012, while I was still the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict, I ...
A Conversation with Ashis Nandy [Published UC Television - YouTube - Feb 14 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md-mkyk_KYM&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;A Conversation with Ashis Nandy Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Ashis Nandy's interests have embraced scientific ...
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