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Why the Teesta matters Why the Teesta matters

By Rupak Bhattacharjee

Effective hydro-diplomacy is essential in correcting troubled India-Bangladesh relations.

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No saints or miracles No saints or miracles

By Namit Arora

Perry Anderson’s ‘The Indian Ideology’ bores through the orthodoxies of Indian nationalist histo...

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Of nymphs and flowering trees Of nymphs and flowering trees

By Lora Tomas

Female rites of passage – Ramanujan’s Kannada tales and Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

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People & Politics

Last resort Last resort

By Neil Merrett

Thousands of migrant workers lured to the Maldives are at risk of becoming prisoners in someone else's...

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Maruti strikes Maruti strikes

By Anumeha Yadav

Jailed Maruti Suzuki workers continue to fight for bail.

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Thirty-five seconds Thirty-five seconds

By Puja Sen and Shubhanga Pandey

On the media's obsession with the India-Pakistan relationship during the SAARC Summit.

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  • Banished and excluded: the Girmit of Fiji

    R, 27 February 2015

    K's naïveté is palpable and Fiji will never be an egalitarian society. Theft of land? 170 years no evidence of this taking place yet global example...

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  • Campus gender politics

    Ketaki Chowkhani, 20 February 2015

    Thanks for writing this Asmita. As an elected student member of GSCASH committee on TISS campus, we have organised two workshops on campus. One was on...

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  • So, India just won the cricket World Cup

    Nagarjuna, 07 February 2015

    Beautiful story mate. Sweet nostalgia.

    You've captured the frenzy, excitement, and emotion felt all across India right after the World Cup perfectl...

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