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Essays

A Playbook for the 2020s

Shashi Tharoor

Globalisation has created a rift but a more networked world can heal it in the new decade

The Future of Conservatism

The day after the Boris Revolution

Was Ambedkar Anti-Islam?

Deconstrution of an icon

The Backstory of our Anxieties

We are still living in the changes authored by the years 1979 and 1989

The Roaring Teens

The return to the decades that made the Mahatma — and the destiny of the subcontinent

The Fallacy of Liberal Angst

Have the elites lost the argument?

An Italian Christmas

The symbols of Christmas remain more or less unchanged over the centuries, although their ancient meanings have been lost

Yuletide in Kolkata

The Company and the Raj may be long gone, but certain things have not changed at all

Bangladesh Hits a 1971 Squall

The government is forced to withdraw a list of razakars after the names of many freedom fighters made their way into it

Fear of the Foreigner

The Citizenship Amendment Act and the Northeast exceptionalism

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