Gurpreet Mahajan The Indian Express Group
Wednesday 26 December '12Even as Narendra Modi sets his sights on the prime minister’s office, democracy may play spoilsport
Monday 3 December '12Research is also taking place outside, but the university’s contribution to a democratic culture cannot be ignored
Friday21 December '07This week the Punjab and Haryana High Court ruled that Sikhs cannot be considered a ‘minority’ in Punjab...
Tuesday3 April '07Should intellectuals be completely distanced from seats of power? Isn’t political engagement necessary and desirable in a democracy? Does the problem lie with the ethic that infuses both political and...
Saturday10 March '07Two ways — Indian and French — of conceptualising the relationship between religion and the state were framed in a recent workshop in the Capital. Gurpreet Mahajan takes stock of the encounter
Saturday24 February '07Good governance is not simply a requirement of decent life; it is the condition of our obligation to the state. Why must Delhi wait for the Commonwealth Games to get a modern traffic signal system?
Friday26 January '07Republic Day requires a show dedicated not to the grandeur of the state but to the majesty of the citizens. It requires a salute to civic liberty and deliberative citizenship
Saturday30 December '06Here’s a thought for 2007: Sometimes a positive expression of collective solidarity can give us reason to reflect on the vulnerability of our democratic system
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