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

There is a difference between postponement and ban

Vrinda Grover is a noted lawyer and activist. Read her earlier comments on the issue here. Justice is central to our struggle. Legal processes are integral to justice. Many rights are at stake.… Continue reading

what a truly controversial film on rape and rape culture in India could be like

Ayesha Kidwai teaches at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. I have just watched a film that leaves me underwhelmed but not angry or distraught. It is not hate speech, it is not racist,… Continue reading

Beyond Ban or No Ban on ‘India’s Daughter’ : A Letter to NDTV

Activists and Lawyers write a letter to NDTV on the issue of broadcasting ‘India’s Daughter’ 5th March, 2015 To, Dr. Pranoy Roy, Co-Founder and Executive Co-Chairperson, NDTV, New Delhi. Dear Dr. Prannoy Roy,… Continue reading

AAP’s Mayank Gandhi’s 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. इस नोट का हिंदी अनुवाद यहां पढा जा सकता है.… Continue reading

‘India’s Daughter’ is not an act of global solidarity

Vrinda Grover is a noted lawyer and activist. I have seen the documentary film, India’s Daughter. I think we need to take a position of engagement rather than posit it as a ban… Continue reading

The artist couple

The artist couple Meenakshi J. and Jey sushil have been painting at people’s houses, schools, jails and walls involving them in the creative process. They feel it’s a kind of relational art where… Continue reading

Istanbul: the western end of Eurasia

Prof. Ajay Patnaik is a senior academic at the School of International Studies in Jawaharlal Nehru University. He can be contacted at patnaik.ajay[at}gmail.com. There are many definitions of Eurasia. This author mostly had… Continue reading

Five things AAP Govt in Delhi must do

Gopal Krishna is an activist and associated with ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil & WaterWatch Alliance. He is also researching the corporate crimes in India after Independence. He… Continue reading

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