Opinion

Opinion

Social Power, Depression and Feeling Good For Nothing

I’ve suffered from depression intermittently since I was a teenager. Some of these episodes have been highly debilitating 

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Populism and the Rise of the Demagogues

While the winter, outside, descends in all its severity, thoughts go to all those people who now have to face the cold, under miserable conditions

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Need to Rein In Historical Fantasies

Ramkrishna Bhandarkar was a towering Indian scholar who has left behind a huge corpus of work in Sanskrit studies, and in the history and culture ...

Transfer of loyalty

With Jayalalithaa passing away, the AIADMK’s internal political dynamic left the party with no other choice than her close personal aide V.K. Sasikala, 

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Dismantled Foreign Policy

As a kid in the 1950s, I remember my parents thrusting Meccano sets at me, with the fond belief that it would encourage their son

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