The Communist Party of India (Marxist) is facing a crisis of ideological reconciliation in a badly compromised party machinery.
Women, especially mothers, hold a distinguished social position within the spectrum of pro-democracy political activism. The Arab Spring in Egypt was a solid marker of this.
The US President will hopefully realise the folly of isolating Iran and equating it with North Korea. In a situation otherwise, he risks annoying a number of his allies.
Northeast India, ever since independence, continues to be a region witnessing perpetual political and ethnic violence. It was one of the regions where the very ‘idea of India’ as a sovereign state was first challenged. Owing to its immense diversity...
The pattern of persecution of the Rohingya Muslims goes back to 1948, the year when Burma achieved independence from its British colonisers.
The arrest of a prominent peasant leader on charges of sedition is fuelling a new round of ethno-nationalistic sentiments in the restive northeast Indian state of Assam.
A fusion of institutional commonalities and realist geopolitics drives Prime Minister Narendra Modi to back Aung San Suu Kyi over the Rakhine crisis.
Linguistic chauvinism is often just another component of majoritarian impulse, be it at the level of state or nation.
The Indian Supreme Court, yet again, skirted the issue of gender discrimination while invalidating 'triple talaq', or instant divorce in Muslims, in its landmark judgment.
Behind the 'land of jade', squirms a murky world of corruption, violence, and undemocratic subversion.