Category: Reader Communities

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The book in my hand: January 22, 2017

Sunil Khilnani I am reading Jan-Werner Mullers What is Populism?, a sharp analysis of the anti-pluralist ideologies of populist leaders who claim to speak for a homogenous people, and Jeet Thayil’s collection of 60 Indian Poets,...

When a woman writes

The Women Writers’ Fest was marked by valuable insights by Bengaluru’s well-known women authors, storytellers and illustrators The Women Writers’ Fest was a relief from the usual “manels” (only men as panellists). Organised by...

Money matters

The impact of an insolvency law on cosmopolitan life The baleful institution of the debtors’ prison, immortalised by Dickens in Little Dorrit, did not touch India until the turn of the 19th century. Whether during...

Miles covered, miles to go

A critical appraisal of 1991, which freed the economy, and why the next big set of reforms is yet to take off Technocrats should be heard carefully. Not heeding to their low-decibel wisdom can...