The Indian Left may have shrunk politically, but it is still an intellectual force to reckon with

(Illustration: Saurabh Singh) WHEN INDIA WON freedom in 1947, communists were already in power across large swathes of Europe thanks to Joseph Stalin’s puritanical worldview and expansionist politics. Having steered World War II to a triumphant win at a huge cost along with the Allied Powers, the Soviet Union under his watch had the bandwidth … Continue reading The Indian Left may have shrunk politically, but it is still an intellectual force to reckon with

Kill the Traitors: Cries of Hatred at Singhu

OF ALL farmer protest venues on the edge of Delhi, Singhu is better off than the others. If you ask farmers in Ghazipur or Tikri border to compare themselves with those in Singhu, the hub of protests located on the Delhi-Haryana border, they immediately admit that there is more of an “NRI” influence out there, but hasten to add … Continue reading Kill the Traitors: Cries of Hatred at Singhu