Monthly Archives: November 2015

This is really unfortunate!

In recent times, Indian govt. has repeatedly prevented essential supplies, from oil to life-saving drugs from moving into a land-locked neighboring country. For a country which often takes pride in a democratically elected government, this clearly involves a collective responsibility … Continue reading

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On Bihar Election Results

Relief is the word. ‪#‎BiharElections‬ I have always been somewhat circumspect in taking election results and state power seriously beyond a certain point. But the fact remains that it would have been quite a disaster in many sense had the … Continue reading

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A link on “neoliberalism”

A dominant left narrative, accepted almost universally and uncritically in the left discourse is that the period since around 1980s is a period of “neoliberalism” characterized by a “retreat of the state”. Yet, this is far from reality. Even a … Continue reading

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