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Time to reframe the Left narratives on ‘Flag Waving Nationalism’, ‘Religion’ and ‘Market’

Flag waving nationalism is growing across the globe along with reactionary market fundamentalism which collaborates with religious politics to access state power. Flag waving nationalism is not a nation building exercise. It neither provokes patriotism nor help to build unity...
VIEWPOINT: The IMF Connection and the Ukraine Crisis
March 22, 2022

VIEWPOINT: The IMF Connection and the Ukraine Crisis

The economic doctrine promoted by the IMF after the fall of the Berlin Wall brought massive damage to the countries...
COMMENT : AAP tsunami decimates the big & mighty in Punjab & …
March 11, 2022

COMMENT : AAP tsunami decimates the big & mighty in Punjab & …

MELBOURNE, 11 March 2022: Politics can throw up strange situations. But what has happened in Punjab is mind-boggling. The AAP...
Miles’ Law and the War in Ukraine: Where you stand depends on where you sit
March 8, 2022

Miles’ Law and the War in Ukraine: Where you stand depends on where you sit

ROME, Mar 4, 2022 (IPS) – This aphorism which dates back to the late 1940s points out that one’s position...
Understanding modern attacks on Gandhi
January 10, 2022

Understanding modern attacks on Gandhi

Statues of Indian independence leader, Mahatma Gandhi, have been vandalised or removed around the world – but why does his...
June 10, 2016

Indian Civilization Unlikely to have been Characterised by One Religion: Romila Thapar

‘Why can’t we think of civilisation as a process of tracking cultures?’: Historian Romila Thapar Full text of the speech...
December 26, 2015

Book Review : “The Past As Present” By Romila Thapar

By Anil Gokhale The Book to be considered as milestone in Historical writings on Ancient India and its reverberations on...
December 26, 2015

India : Intolerance has gone up due to sectarianism

By Ram Puniyani Beginning with September 2015 we witnessed a flood of ‘returning’ honors by writers, scientists and artists. There...
August 22, 2012

Pakistan: Protect human rights defenders

Pakistan: On 4 July 2012, Farida Afridi, Executive Director of women’s rights organization Society for Appraisal and Women Empowerment in...
April 1, 2012

A reminder to the Sage of Bengaluru

You went to a Catholic college but most Indians must be Naxals, dear Sri Sri, because they went to government...
March 24, 2012

What Pakistan should do in Afghanistan?

By Pervez Hoodbhoy Islamabad: Many Pakistanis living and working in Kabul say they feel a palpable hostility towards them once...
February 28, 2012

Narco-economics: future Afghan economy?

By Carol Mann Blood minerals, hitherto associated mainly with African countries and especially with the Democratic Republic of Congo are...
April 19, 2011

New World Development Report Repackages Old Ideas

By Kanya D’Almeida WASHINGTON, Apr 11 (IPS) – With over 1.5 billion people living in countries blighted by incessant or...
March 21, 2011

Of integrity and integrated corruption

By Prabhat Shunglu New Delhi: “I come from a poor family. The only asset I possess is integrity.” This was...

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