Gandhi Was a Crank Before He Was a Saint
June 07, 2014
Gandhi may have been non-violent, but he could hurt people nonetheless.
Modi, implicated in a massacre in 2002 while chief minister of Gujarat, has been elected as India’s new prime minister. Is he a dangerous neo-fascist, as some say, or the strongman reformer that this country of 1.2 billion people craves?
Two cheers for democracy, but...
Washington Conventional Wisdom About Obama Reaches India
March 30, 2014
Globalization's Ugly Side.
Indian Intellectuals are Being Bullied by Right-Wing Extremists
February 19, 2014
A publisher agreed to pulp a controversial book after right-wing Hindus filed suit. Anyone who cares about free speech in the world's largest democracy should worry.
Rape in India Goes Unpunished and Ignored
December 31, 2013
As is so depressingly common with depressing news from India, crimes and tragedies lay bare massive political and administrative dysfunction and corruption.
India Is Sitting on a Time-Bomb of Violence Against Women
December 22, 2013
The laws of demographics say violence against women in India will only get worse. Uh-oh.
Indian Patriots Vow To Defend Country's Women From America
December 17, 2013
Sometimes feelings of insult and honor tend to be aroused for all the wrong reasons. A case in point is the absurd row that has erupted between the United States and India.
Fertility tourism is a booming business in India, but is it worth it?
October 27, 2013
Meet Savita Bhabi, the cartoon porn star who is transforming India's relationship to female sexuality.