India’s crackdown on dissent
By The Editors
31 August 2018
Readings on authoritarian politics in India.
As the Indian government cracks down on several prominent activists and writers across India, here are some readings from our archives on authoritarian tendencies in India’s body politic at present and in the past.
Anand Teltumbde on links between neoliberalism and Hindutva nationalism in India.
Salil Tripathi on the silencing of the argumentative Indian.
Historian Ramachandra Guha on Indira Gandhi’s Emergency.
“Is the Indian Constitution a guarantor of nationalism?” asks scholar Debaditya Bhattacharya.
Author Amitava Kumar‘s poem ‘India (for Safdar Hashni)‘.