The Many Uses of the Ancient T he controversy over Udayanidhi Stalin’s call for the eradication of Sanatana Dharma refuses to die. His comment bewildered a few, shocked many, but satisfied several people as well. . .
The Façade D uring the 2014 election campaign, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) had famously made tall promises of all round development. The promise of 2 crore jobs per year went hand in hand with. . .
The College and the Street W hen the peasant rebellions at Srikakulam and other areas were at their peak, ‘Frontier’ - edited by Samar Sen - published an article in January1971 titled ‘On Torture and. . .
A Commentary on the NCERT Syllabus Revision Deleting the Mughals, and More T he National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has removed the chapter on ‘Kings and Chronicles: The Mughal Courts (16th and. . .
Fascism’s Spatial Geographies I n October 1922, Benito Mussolini and his National Fascist Party staged a march on Rome. Through this march, Mussolini seized power in Italy and inaugurated the first self-proclaimed fascist government in. . .
A ‘Serious Biography’?  Hindu supremacist politics has systematically used its grip over political power to mainstream its histories, narratives, and heroes. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its associated historians usually invoke India’s supposed. . .