Bahraini Activist Nabeel Rajab writes to President Obama

Nabeel Rajab has written this letter from a Bahraini jail cell. The leading human rights campaigner in Bahrain was arrested on April 2 after tweeting about torture in the country’s central prison, Jaw. April… Continue reading

Prashant Bhushan writes an open letter to Arvind Kejriwal

Prashant Bhushan is a famous lawyer-activist whose public interest litigations have helped expose major scams. He is a founding member of the Aam Aadmi Party. Dear Arvind, In the National Council meeting held… Continue reading

A real tapestry

Amit Ranjan, Ph D, researches and writes on international affairs. He can be reached at amitranjan.jnu@gmail.com. Book Review The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan by Rafia Zakaria/Beacon Press, Boston, USA, 2014… Continue reading

RUSSIAN PERCEPTIONS OF INDIA FROM THE EARLIEST TO THE 15TH CENTURY

Awadhesh Kumar Jha is a Research Scholar at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be reached at awadhesh4jnu[at]gmail.com. Introduction Despite the absence of direct… Continue reading

From a Common Man to Another : Critical Issues Before the Aam Admi Party (AAP)

Prashant Negi is Assistant Professor, Dr. K. R. Narayanan Centre for Dalit and Minorities Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and Managing Trustee, Centre for Development Studies, Shimla. He can be contacted at… Continue reading

This is Not Cricket : Feature length documentary project

In Rome, two friends are rebuilding their undefeated cricket team that broke up due to  pressure from social and religious issues… Support the project Italian Director Jacopo de Bertoldi graduated in philosophy from Ca’… Continue reading

Understanding memory

Awadhesh Kumar Jha is a Research Scholar at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be reached at awadhesh4jnu[at]gmail.com. Book Review Joan Tumblety (ed.), Memory… Continue reading

Yashar, My Hero

Joobin Bekhrad is the Founder and Editor of REORIENT, as well as the Co-Founder of artclvb, an online platform for contemporary Middle Eastern art. He is also the author of a new translation… Continue reading

Deconstructing Colonial Historiography: A Case Study of Afanasy Nikitin

Awadhesh Kumar Jha is a Research Scholar at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be reached at awadhesh4jnu[at]gmail.com. India was visited by travellers of… Continue reading

The Anglo-Russian Rivalry in Central Asia: Tracing the Dawn of Menace

Rohan teaches History at Lakshmibai College, University of Delhi, and is pursuing PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be reached at rohan87jnu[at]gmail.com. The Setting The Russian expansionist policy was a… Continue reading

AAP’s Mayank Gandhi’s Second Note to volunteers on the NE Meeting

Mayank Gandhi is an activist and a member of Aam Aadmi Party’s National Executive Committee. He has written this note on his blog. Read his first note here Dear Volunteers, Supporters and donors,… Continue reading

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