History

  • Using the law to roll-out illiberality

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    The decision of a publisher to settle a civil defamation suit and stop selling a book on Hinduism is a celebration of the liberal principle,...

  • Modi's misreading of history

    Finding the Centre |  Anu Kumar
    It is when the BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi makes a series of gaffes about recent Indian political history that really tells you how...

  • An Honest Soliloquy

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    They say I am powerful, They say I am eloquent, They say I am wealthy. Yet I am feeble, I do not believe, I ...

  • Waging War, Cooking Peace

    Excess Baggage |  Shiv Visvanathan
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama once commented on George Bush by saying, "He brings out the Muslim in me." Put with all the delicacy and...