God’s Many Songs

Mani Rao

Reading the Bhagavad Gita as a text of dissent

The Attack of Stereotypes

Why the Modi government has fewer critics and more rabid rejectionists

In Praise of Civic Nationalism

India has survived all the stresses and strains that have beset it for over seven decades because it maintained consensus on how to manage without consensus

Letter to the Creditor

Ghulam Nabi Azad means well but his rebellion is past its sell-by date

Editor’s Note

The new culture wars and the limits of dissent

The Toolkit of Dissent

Righteous and unforgiving, the dissident is the new ideologue

The Decline of Dissent

Or the intellectual deficit of protest today

Riot and Law

The right to peaceful protest is vital to democracy and needs protection

Subversive Truth

A Bengali novelist reimagines dissent

Nayantara Sahgal: Dissenting Note

Nayantara Sahgal tells Rajni George about a world where cruelty has become casual


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