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

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The Greater India Society and Historiography of India

Present-day attempts to saffronise Indian history have a precedent in the Greater India project.

Towards the Instrumentality of Inequality

What has been the nature of work and discourse on inequality in India? Has it been more anecdotal and ordinal? Does it sidestep the conceptual and refl ective? Is it an elite discourse even within the subaltern? Does it remain blind to both the subtleties and the macro forces that generate, fuel, and reproduce the condition of inequality? And importantly, has it seriously considered the issue of what inequality does to those at the margins? The recent Dadabhai Naoroji conference at NIAS, on the instrumentality of inequality raised these conceptual, ethical, and practical dimensions of inequality.

Fratricidal Violence and Indian Political Thought

Violent Fraternity: Indian Political Thought in the Global Age by Shruti Kapila, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2021; pp 328, $35 (Hardcover).

 

Political Communication and Its Discontents

Contradictions between ideology and symbolism were quite evident in the recent state elections.

The Geopolitics of the Democracy Summit

Strategic projection of democratic credentials appears to be driven by the urge to reassert US hegemonic interests.

 
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