Ashis Nandy

Type: Person
Name: Ashis Nandy
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

The race for Mary Kom

Popular culture, especially Bollywood, is happy to sacrifice race at the altar of economicsThis morning I saw a photograph circulating on the internet of a young black couple and their six little babies that was a sharp, bitter reminder of racist stereotypes ... [Published DNA India - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 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 Axis of Logic - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 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 - Sep 16 2014]
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 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]
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 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]

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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 race for Mary Kom [Published DNA India - Sep 27 2014]
Modi and the criminalization of Indian politics [Published Axis of Logic - Sep 20 2014]
RSS Targets Punjab And The Sikh Predominance [Published Counter Currents - Sep 16 2014]
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]
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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