A ‘genocide’ without accountability
Reading Time: 6 minutes Under Modi’s rule India is going through a genocide under the garb of “pandemic”. Yet, there is no accountability. Also, there is no simmering and visible anger
The real Modi: a “god” that failed India and the world
Reading Time: 11 minutes Modi’s megalomania made him a demigod for his ardent fans, but with time, especially in the last two months of COVID-19 crisis, his incapabilities were exposed.
Has Indian democracy created its Frankenstein?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Has the Indian democracy, after seven decades of its rickety carriage’s journey, created the Frankenstein that’s all set to devour it?
Disha Ravi ‘Joseph’ and being a Christian in Hindutva fascism-ruled India
Reading Time: 7 minutes If the arrest of Dish Ravi for sharing a “protest toolkit” wasn’t enough, Hindutva fascists turned her into a Christian now to vilify her.
Andolanjivis: The last man standing
Reading Time: 7 minutes Modi used the terms Andolanjivi and Parajibi in galore during a speech to demean the role of people’s movements against autrocracy,
When fascism comes to visit you
Reading Time: 6 minutes Is India, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, still a democracy or has crossed the Rubicon and has become a full-fledged fascist state? If the developments over the last six years […]
Killing the host, the BJP-AIMIM style
Reading Time: 9 minutes Has the AIMIM got the space that the BJP-led Hindutva politics has created through bullying and marginalising the Muslim community.
Six years, six months of Modi’s rule: Deception, disruption and destruction
Reading Time: 11 minutes What’s the difference between rhetoric and reality? The six-year-long rule of Modi proves how rhetoric-oriented politics destroyed India.
The structural weaknesses of democracies: Part III –elites
Reading Time: 14 minutes The citizens and the elites, have failed democracy and thus enabled right-wing authoritarian populism to flourish in many, ex-democracies.
The structural weaknesses of democracies: Part II – Citizenry
Reading Time: 10 minutes What’re the structural weaknesses of a democracy like India? The weaknesses that pave the way for the rise of right-wing populists like Modi.
Authoritarian populists and their politics – Part I
Reading Time: 9 minutes In this two-part article, I discuss the personality and politics of such leaders and the social context that provided the fertile ground for their rise.
Flaws of personalised diplomacy of narcissist leaders
Reading Time: 5 minutes This comment article critiques how authoritarian narcissist personality of a populist leader and his style of governance impacts the nation. All is well when everything goes well. Victory is easy even when governance is failing the people continually.