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India at 70: some thoughts on Independence Day

At 70, India is a young country but Indians as a whole appear to be having a mid-life crisis.

How much does Britain owe India? An attempt at objectively calculating Britain’s debt to India

There has been this raging debate on the quantum and nature of the debt Britain owed India.

Of ‘South Asia’ and the colonized speech of the Brown Folks

The name ‘India’ has to be given up in academic writing. This is an unpleasant academic habit that has gained some unfortunately widespread acceptance indicating that the academic language that we brown folks speak and write is yet to be decolonized.

Why I will celebrate destruction of the Babri structure on 6th December

It was not demolition of a place of worship, but demolition of an ugly symbol.

Remembering the battle of Rezang La of 1962

The Battle of Rezang La was fought on a Sunday, November 18, 1962.

The myth of ‘Saffron Terror’ is rooted in hatred against Maharashtrian Brahmins

Majority of the Maharashtrian Brahmins and specifically those from Pune are Nationalists and committed to the RSS ideology.

A balanced take on the legacy of Jawaharlal Nehru

It is important to be cognizant of Nehru's shortcomings and failures, without either taking away from or overly exaggerating his greatness.

Why Abrahamic religions are obsessed with the idea of Apocalypse

Popular references in movies and other cultural aspects deal with the end of the world.

Why PM Modi would do well by not emulating Prithviraj Chauhan

There is one lesson from the history that Narendra Modi must learn.

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