Who Will Win the Mind Game?

Rajeev Bhattacharyya

As BJP hopes to retain power through a tireless campaign, the opposition counts on ethnic and religious arithmetic

The Identity Angle in Assam

Why an alliance between the Congress and the AIUDF may end up helping the BJP

Setting the Example

Modi himself is maintaining the lakshman rekha he asked the country to follow

The Dalit Who Got Out

Bhanwar Meghwanshi tells Bhavya Dore how he has become a non-Hindu

The Coming Clash with the West

India’s self-assertion will come increasingly at the expense of its likeability among the liberal intelligentsia in the US and Europe

Is it the New Normal?

Change has been relentless since the BJP’s big victory in the 2019 General Election, creating a political volatility India has not experienced in a long time

Trigger Warning

On India’s fear of the word ‘Pakistan’ in public places

What Happened in Delhi?

It is easy in hindsight to blame riots on the threat of direct action by a small-time BJP leader

The Muslim Makeover

Shaheen Bagh has changed the community’s terms of engagement with the country

Hate Wave in Delhi

Two days of rage and rampage in the National Capital. A Dispatch


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