The Sound of Panopticon

"In most universities, all examinations and tests are nowadays done by writing, so in theory, one could actually survive the whole of...

Interpreter of Maladies

Jhumpa Lahiri And The Malady of Writing Writing is not an easy task at all. Often ideas come to you like flashes, the wisp of a thought...

“Global Village”: A Fallacy?

Do you know how many hours you spend on your smartphone daily? Do you care? It was one Tuesday evening in 1964 when the late Marshall...

'False Allies' By Manu Pillai: A Review

False Allies : India’s Maharajas in the Age of Ravi Varma Author : Manu S. Pillai Rating : 4/5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “To simply dismiss the princely...

Diwali!!

With its mythological history dating back to the “treta yuga”, Diwali is a widely admired, adored, and celebrated festival throughout...

Hegemony and Identity

PART 1 The high voltage Uttar Pradesh assembly elections slated to be conducted in 2022 has brought forward themes of social and...

Shadow Banking in India

The cataclysmic collapse of IL&FS, Dewan Housing and the fall of 6 debt funds by Franklin Templeton, all exemplify the feeble structure...

Understanding Asset Monetization

(Image Source : ABP News) NITI Aayog's document titled "Asset Pipeline "asserts that the Indian government's commitment towards speeding...

Saturation of Democratic Politics in India

Image: gettyimages For students and critical observers of Indian political trajectory, at least since the last three to four decades...