ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Futility of Fighting the Police

When the police violently crush protesters to shield those in power, the right to dissent stands defeated.

My Eternal Home

All one can do is stare back longingly through the mind’s eye.

Layers of Ranks

It is impossible to escape the often demeaning grip of hierarchy in Indian society, which grades individuals on the basis of their ritual purity.

The Usual Suspects

The Delhi Metro’s warning against “suspicious persons” is a sorry comment on the dangers of racial profiling and stereotyping in the fight against terror.

Nido Taniam and the Fraught Question of Racism in India

Racial prejudice against people from the north-east is most acutely felt at the institutional level where their Indianness is also questioned. Racism cannot be addressed unless the police force is reformed and sensitised.

Manipur and Its Demand for Internal Autonomy

Reviewing the fraught political situation in Manipur with the diverging demands for autonomy, which revived after apparent progress and near closure of the talks with the Nagas, this article assesses those demands and traces their origins. Arguing that the government has now an opportunity to force a compromise solution on all parties, it calls for a proactive role of the government to bring about lasting peace in the region.
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