Regional Political Parties and Indian Foreign Policy

Amit Ranjan is a Research Scholar in South Asian Studies division of School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be reached at amitranjan.jnu[at] In 2010 general elections Trinamul Congress… Continue reading

K Damodaran: An Unfinished Chapter

K P Sasi is an award winning film director and a political activist. He can be reached at kpsasi36[at] Once, an ant walked behind an elephant. Those who were walking behind the ant told… Continue reading

किसी ने उनका नाम नहीं पूछा

क़ैस अज़ीमी अल जज़ीरा के वरिष्ठ प्रोड्यूसर हैं. मूल रूप से अंग्रेजी में लिखे गए इस आलेख अनुवाद प्रकाश के रे ने किया है. Read here in English: No one asked their names… Continue reading

कुछ कहता है ये सिनेमा.. !

सार्थक सिनेमा, समानांतर सिनेमा और इतर सिनेमा के बाद हिंदी सिनेमा में इन दिनों एक नया सिनेमा धीरे धीरे शक्ल लेने लगा है. ये है जमीनी सिनेमा. जी हां, वो सिनेमा जो हिंदुस्तान… Continue reading

Behenji Beyond UP 2012

Harish S Wankhede teaches political science at University of Delhi. He can be reached at enarish[at] Analysing the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, many have belittled the Bahujan Samaj Party as having “lost force”,… Continue reading

Three sisters and Kabir

Kamayani Bali Mahabal meets three sisters who took their interest in the weaver-poet, Kabir, to a new level. So just what is common between three sisters from South India: Archana Sundararajan, a classical… Continue reading

Rise in international arms transfers is driven by Asian demand

(Stockholm, 19 March 2012) The volume of worldwide arms transfers in 2007-2011 was 24 per cent higher than in 2002-2006 and the five largets arms importers in 2007-2011 were all Asian states, according… Continue reading

US Arming Bahrain

Paul Mutter is a fellow at, as well as a contributor to Foreign Policy in Focus, Mondoweiss, and The Arabist. He is currently on leave from NYU’s graduate program in journalism and… Continue reading

अम्बेडकरवादी आन्दोलन की पड़ताल करती फिल्म जय भीम कॉमरेड

सिनेमा में गहरी दिलचस्पी रखने वाले उदय शंकर जवाहरलाल नेहरु विश्वविद्यालय में शोध-छात्र हैं. उनसे udayshankar151[at] पर संपर्क किया जा सकता है. इस आलेख को पढ़ते हुए लेखक के इस निवेदन को ध्यान… Continue reading

Budget 2012: Subsidies for the rich twice that for the poor

Prasenjit Bose, a Ph D in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, is Convenor of the Research Unit, Communist Party of India (Marxist). The Economic Survey presented a day earlier (on March… Continue reading

Budgetary Allocation for Aadhaar/NPR-UIDAI in Contempt of Parliament

इसे हिंदी में पढ़ें : आधार/एनपीआर के लिए बजटीय आवंटन संसद की अवमानना है Both Aadhaar and NPR are security projects 3.57 crore signatures submitted to PM seeking scrapping of Aadhaar March 16, 2012… Continue reading