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No Country For Countrymen

No Country For Countrymen

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been trying for years to make us believe that agriculture is a vast marshland in which a huge population is stuck ankle- to neck-deep and… Read more »

A State Of Stasis

A State Of Stasis

“Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.”  —Edmund Burke Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) As political India hobbles on towards… Read more »

1984

1984

This pamphlet contains photographs of the ongoing impact of the 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom in New Delhi—taken by me for Tehelka magazine in 2005 (after the release of the Nanavati Commission… Read more »

The Nation Is Made Of These

The Nation Is Made Of These

The further we move on from March 23, 1940—and from December 16, 1971, when the original Pakistan disintegra­ted—the stronger and deeper, and at the same time, more stressful, becomes the… Read more »

‘A Memorable Partnership’

‘A Memorable Partnership’

Foreword 27th December 2011 would have been our forty-third wedding anniversary. But we didn’t make it. We ran out of time on 22nd September. On that day I stepped… Read more »