Ashis Nandy

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Name: Ashis Nandy
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 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 - 1 hour ago]
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 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 Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Spiralling inwards

Ritu Menon’s biography of Nayantara Sahgal interweaves the personal, political and literary lives of the subjectHow does one write the biography of a person who has not only, by virtue of her upbringing, always been in the public eye, but has also, in ... [Published The Hindu - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Indira Gandhi's cousin who stood up to 'authoritarian' leader releases biography

| Updated: 17:46 EST, 2 August 2014Nayantara Sahgal describes herself as a conventional woman whose circumstances forced her to step out of the line.She's a woman, quite a homebody, who felt compelled to publicly challenge her cousin Indira Gandhi in ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

‘Kochi is full of multiple communities’

KOCHI: A few years ago, political psychologist Ashis Nandy, 77, had come to Kochi to do a study on the people. But before he came he was told that there were no serious ethnic or communal violence for the past 3000 years. “That is difficult to prove, ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Philosophers to Ponder over Metaphysics and Politics

KOCHI: A gathering of eminent philosophers from India and abroad, are meeting between July 31 and August 2  at the Le Meridien here to examine the relationship between metaphysics and politics in contemporary philosophical discourse.As the only contemporary ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

A unique communal harmony in Kochi

Sociologist Ashis Nandy arrived in Kochi a few years ago to undertake a study on Kochi's unique identity. During his enquiries, he found that the city had seen hardly any instances of communal violence, unlike many other cities in India. After studying ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

‘Secularism is an inaccessible concept’

"I'm an anti-secularist," says Ashis Nandy, renowned sociologist and clinical psychologist. "Indian tolerance is based on faith. Akbar and Ashoka never heard of secularism. One was a Muslim whose Islam was liberal, and the other a Buddhist whose Buddhism ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ashis Nandy, N S Madhavan in Kochi Tomorrow

KOCHI: Two prominent figures in India’s sociological and literary fields  - Ashis Nandy and N S Madhavan - will come together on Tuesday for Kochi Biennale Foundation’s ‘Let’s Talk’ event. The talk titled ‘Another Cosmopolitanism’ will be a conversation ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 28 2014]

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"I'm an anti-secularist," says Ashis Nandy, renowned sociologist and clinical psychologist. "indian tolerance is based onon faith. akbar and ashoka never heard of secularism. one was a muslim whose islam was liberal, and the other a buddhist whose buddhism was also liberal" he explains
Answering questions on whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi's term would affect cosmopolitanism in India, Ashis Nandy replied in the negative. "modi's rule won't affect cosmopolitanism. if he wants a second term, he will keep his image clean" Nandy said

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'A Personal Journey With URA' [Published Outlook India - 1 hour ago]
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]
Spiralling inwards [Published The Hindu - Aug 06 2014]
Indira Gandhi's cousin who stood up to 'authori... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 03 2014]
‘Kochi is full of multiple communities’ [Published New Indian Express - Aug 02 2014]
Philosophers to Ponder over Metaphysics and Pol... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 31 2014]
A unique communal harmony in Kochi [Published The Hindu - Jul 30 2014]
‘Secularism is an inaccessible concept’ [Published The Hindu - Jul 30 2014]
'Declining Tolerance Among Kochiites a Matter o... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 30 2014]
Kochi practising 'silent apartheid' [Published Times of India - Jul 30 2014]
Harvest of controversy [Published The Hindu - Jul 28 2014]
Ashis Nandy, N S Madhavan in Kochi Tomorrow [Published New Indian Express - Jul 28 2014]
Did Srinivasa Ramanujan fail in math? [Published The Hindu - Jul 27 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]
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]
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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