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Giving Agency to Political Parties

Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India by Pradeep K Chhibber and Rahul Verma, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp xii  + 320, ₹ 895. Pradeep Chhibber is amongst the foremost intellectual “entrepreneurs” (to borrow a term from party politics’ literature) of our times...

Media, Gender and the Neo-liberal Indian State

Refashioning India: Gender, Media, and a Transformed Public Discourse by Maitrayee Chaudhuri, Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan, 2017; pp 325, ₹ 950.

The Hare and the Tortoise of Shiv Sena Politics

The Cousins Thackeray: Uddhav, Raj and the Shadow of Their Senas by Dhaval Kulkarni, Penguin Random House,2019; pp 320, ₹ 399.

A Deferential Challenge to Mainstream Historiography of India’s Foreign Policy

Power and Diplomacy: India’s Foreign Policies during the Cold War by Zorawar Daulet Singh, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2019; pp xv + 399, ₹ 845.

The Indo–US Nuclear Deal

A Debate to Remember: The US–India Nuclear Deal by Chaitanya Ravi, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp xix + 311, ₹ 995.

Synthesising Macroeconomic Ideas for Policy

Critique of the New Consensus Macroeconomics and Implications for India (India Studies in Business and Economics) by Dilip M Nachane, New Delhi: Springer, 2018; pp 407, ₹ 6,814 (hardcover).

Imperialism in the Age of Globalisation

A Theory of Imperialism by Utsa Patnaik and Prabhat Patnaik, New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2016; pp xxviii + 206, ₹ 695 . Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century: The Globalization of Production, Super-Exploitation, and the Crisis of Capitalism by John Smith, New York: Monthly Review Press, 2016; pp 382, $28 .

Perpetuating Disasters

The Vulnerable Andaman and Nicobar Islands: A Study of Disasters and Response by Punam Tripathi, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2018; pp xix + 334, ₹ 1,095.

Critique as a Way of Life

Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace by Irfan Ahmad, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp xxv + 270, ₹ 1,195.

Being Dalit

Caste Matters by Suraj Yengde, Gurugram: Penguin Random House India, 2019; pp 325, ₹ 599.

Indian Pharma Fraud and Beyond

Bottle of Lies: Ranbaxy and the Dark Side of Indian Pharma by Katherine Eban, Juggernaut, 2019; pp 512, ₹ 489 (hardcover).

Theatre and Politics of Safdar Hashmi

Halla Bol: The Death and Life of Safdar Hashmi by Sudhanva Deshpande, 2020; New Delhi: Leftword Books, pp 264 (price not indicated).

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