Ashis Nandy

Type: Person
Name: Ashis Nandy
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 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 - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Imagination of a nation

JUN 17 -I was sixteen during Nepal’s first democratic uprising under an alliance led by BP Koirala’s party; at the same time, Burma was holding a democratic election that endorsed Aung San Suu Kyi’s party with an overwhelming number of votes. Less than ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Jun 18 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]
First reported May 23 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 1 reports

A summer game for all seasons

ELK STOPPED PLAY AND OTHER TALES Edited by Charlie Connelly, Bloomsbury, Rs 299 Cricket is an Indian game that the British discovered: so Ashis Nandy who gave conventional wisdom a bizarre twist to underline the Indian obsession with the English summer ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 23 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 19 2014 - 1 reports

Narendra Modi: is a hi-tech populist the best India can hope for? Aditya Chakrabortty

'There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen," wrote Lenin. This weekend, as the Nehru-Gandhi franchise took one of its biggest beatings ever and Narendra Modi made his first speech as PM-elect, India could be seen ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 19 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Could India’s Next Prime Minister Be a Hindu Extremist?

Narendra Modi (second from right) waves to his supporters in Varanasi (Reuters/Adnan Abidi)The Fiction of Fact-FindingModi and GodhraBy Manoj Mitta. Ahmedabad—In a recent interview, Narendra Modi, the man likely to be India’s next prime minister, was ... [Published The Nation - May 13 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

Politics of the sacred

Indians love premature celebrations almost as much as they seem to like disappointment. Any world cup final in cricket in which India has been a contender will suffice as a case study: the victorious dances the moment the match begins, and, then, when ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 08 2014]
First reported Apr 28 2014 - Updated Apr 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Fundamental Trouble with Narendra Modi

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 ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 28 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Women and Children: The Cutting Edge of International Law

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 ... [Published groundviews - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Feb 14 2014 - Updated Feb 16 2014 - 1 reports

A Conversation with Ashis Nandy

<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 ... [Published UC Television - YouTube - Feb 14 2014]
First reported Feb 13 2014 - Updated Feb 13 2014 - 1 reports

The subaltern can speak

The organizers of the 2014 festival felt - if the Hindiwallahs and the Rajasthani heritage experts wanted more time, letthem have it. As a result, the subaltern got to speak. The Jaipur Literature Festival has not just grown; it has evolved into an ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 13 2014]

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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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The reticent chronicler [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 12 hours ago]
Imagination of a nation [Published Kathmandu Post - Jun 18 2014]
A useful ignorance [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 31 2014]
A summer game for all seasons [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 23 2014]
Narendra Modi: is a hi-tech populist the best I... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 19 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]
The subaltern can speak [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 13 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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