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Struggle for Democratic Rights

On 4 April, the Supreme Court of India granted me bail, and I have finally returned home, after spending more than three and a half months in prison, pursuant to the cancellation of the interim bail granted to me by the Bombay High Court. This last stint in jail has adversely affected my health and...

Brutal Assault on Political Prisoner--II

II The Nagpur police abused and beat up Hem Keshavdutt Mishra, student of Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University and political prisoner presently lodged in Nagpur Central Prison, over the issue of applying handcuffs. They attacked him cruelly, injuring him badly. This illegal and inhuman act of the...

Telangana People's Leader

Senior Telangana people’s leader Akula Bhoomaiah was brutally murdered by state actors in Hyderabad on 24 December 2013 at 9:45 pm. Bhoomaiah was returning from the local Press Club at Basheerbagh after a book launch on Telangana when a mysterious Garbage Tipping Van of the Municipal Corporation...

Attack on Prashant Bhushan

The Revolutionary Democratic Front (RDF) strongly condemns the attack on Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan on 12 October. According to Bhushan’s associates the hooligans claimed to be the members of Sri Ram Sene and distributed pamphlets in the name of this organisation while carrying out the...

Of Reservations

The death of Senthil Kumar, a dalit student of the University of Hyderabad, and the article on his life by N Sukumar (EPW, 15 November 2008) are a brutal reminder of the dehumanising social reality prevailing on our campuses, despite all the talk of social empowerment and advances achieved by India...

Colonialist Nationalism in the Critical Practice of Indian Writing in English: A Critique

With the sub-disciplining of Indian writing in English as part of English literature, critical writings on such literature have frequently used the notions of "Indian tradition", and "Indian culture" as monolithic entities without paying any attention to the unproblematic nature of such notions. This is a study and critique to highlight how Indian writing in English has been privileged by a set of literary critics as the representative literature of "Indian nationalist sensibility" over other Indian language literature.
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