Ashutosh

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The results of the forthcoming assembly polls will have a momentous impact on our history writes Ashutosh

The results of the forthcoming assembly polls will have a momentous impact on our history writes Ashutosh

In the 'Idea of India', history is a guiding force, a torchbearer for the future, but the new consensus seeks revenge on the past. In its...Read More

Activist’s arrest has brought the farmers’ movement to a critical 
point, writes Ashutosh

Activist’s arrest has brought the farmers’ movement to a critical point, writes Ashutosh

Some are calling Disha Ravi a ‘terrorist’ while for others, she is a ‘victim’; some are saying she is an excuse to defame the farmers’ mo...Read More

New normal: The media is no longer the fourth estate but the state itself has become the media, writes Ashutosh

New normal: The media is no longer the fourth estate but the state itself has become the media, writes Ashutosh

It is not a coincidence that an attempt was made to paint the farmers’ agitation as anti-national, Khalistani and Pakistan-China sponsore...Read More

Rakesh Tikait of Bharatiya Kisan Union at Ghazipur border

The UP govt's high-handedness turned farmers' leader Rakesh Tikait from villain to victim to hero, says Ashutosh

With an emotional outburst, Tikait turned the tables on the administration. His tears proved more powerful than the might of the UP gover...Read More

The battle for Bengal will be akin to the third battle of Panipat, says Ashutosh

The battle for Bengal will be akin to the third battle of Panipat, says Ashutosh

The BJP has unleashed all its might, realising that given the long, secular tradition of Bengal, the electoral battle will not be easy. ...Read More

A just society is key to the soul of the Constitution but that very soul is threatened today, writes Ashutosh

A just society is key to the soul of the Constitution but that very soul is threatened today, writes Ashutosh

When anti-CAA protesters hit the streets, they were brutalised and untold miseries were heaped on Muslims and their sympathisers, so much...Read More

Blaming the dynasty for the demise of  Congress is oversimplifying a complex problem, writes Ashutosh

Blaming the dynasty for the demise of Congress is oversimplifying a complex problem, writes Ashutosh

The problem is that the party's old guard is still living in the pre-1991 era. Like Guha and others, they don’t see the difference betwee...Read More

History shapes us at will, not vice versa

History shapes us at will, not vice versa

Men forget that history is never linear but layered and multidimensional. They believe that they can control the forces of history, strea...Read More

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