Open Space

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How the ‘Idea of India’ became corrupt and how to reclaim it

The Narendra Modi government has failed India on economic, cultural and socio-psychological fronts and it needs to change its course now.

VOICES

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Immediate stay on construction and blasting in Joshimath area: HC

In 2010, it was warned by experts that big hydroelectric projects should not be operated in and around Joshimath area, but several such articles, reports and voices of the experts, activities landed in deaf ears and at present the consequences of the same is in front of everyone.

EDITOR’S CHOICE

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The question of affordable housing amidst increasing wealth inequality

The government’s response to this issue has been making it worse if not doing anything. The thing about living in slums is that you have no tenure security and the government can just bulldoze your house in the name of “beautification” because nothing says pretty other than people forced on the streets.

LOUNGE

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‘The Task of the Translator’ (1923) by Walter Benjamin

Translation keeps putting the hallowed growth of languages to the test: How far removed is their hidden meaning from revelation, how close can it be brought by the knowledge of this remoteness?

REVIEW

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Immediate stay on construction and blasting in Joshimath area: HC

In 2010, it was warned by experts that big hydroelectric projects should not be operated in and around Joshimath area, but several such articles, reports and voices of the experts, activities landed in deaf ears and at present the consequences of the same is in front of everyone.