Neera Chandhoke The Indian Express Group
Saturday 29 December '12Civil society must be Janus-faced, with one face turned towards the state, and the other turned towards its own self
Thursday 29 November '12The preconditions for civil society have gone missing from the city
Tuesday12 April '11Democracy needs civil society. But not Anna Hazare’s version, contemptuous of ordinary voters.
Thursday24 April '08With Tamil poised to enter the Chennai High Court, Neera Chandhoke looks back at the Indian state’s successful negotiations with linguistic demands. Lessons of political prudence have been learnt thro...
Thursday8 February '07As ‘Parzania’ is kept out of theatres in Gujarat, the question is: Can a ban on a book, play or painting ever serve a larger cause?
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