YOGENDRA YADAV The Indian Express Group
Monday 28 January '13It is tragic that one of our finest scholars is caught in a case of mistaken identity of an argument. The real tragedy is that leaders and friends of the Dalit-bahujan movement find it hard to disting...
Wednesday 2 January '13It disturbs cosy equations of power, invites us to think beyond settled binaries
Friday12 October '12The good news: if Robert Vadra can be questioned, no one is beyond public scrutiny
Tuesday7 August '12In choice between two less than pure sides, I prefer protesters’ infirmities to rulers’ intransigence
Monday14 May '12The Ambedkar cartoon has been misread. And this could just be the beginning
Monday17 May '10When the best minds of a society begin to substitute argument by fear, it reflects a larger crisis. This was my first reaction after reading Pratap Mehta’s article...
Saturday22 March '08I can never forget June 12, 1975. It was the usual, hot, summer vacation day in my village.
Wednesday5 March '08As Nagaland goes to the polls today, the first phase of assembly elections 2008 comes to an end in the Northeast. What do elections mean for the peace process in Nagaland, home to the region’s mostst...
Tuesday19 February '08The delimitation exercise has been wonderfully non-partisan. But it’s still incomplete
Monday10 December '07The signs are enough to think about what was unspeakable a while ago: Modi can lose the election.
Thursday15 November '07Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s position in Gujarat today is similar to that of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s before the last Lok Sabha elections.
Tuesday11 September '07Did you ever feel like asking the real “public” or the “nation” to please stand up in this intense debate over the Indo-US nuclear deal...
Tuesday11 September '07For the ruling alliance at the Centre, the signals are unmistakable: Call a flash election, or else face the brewing disaffection against the government later
Sunday9 September '07Mock mid-term poll shows that if polls now, this could be the first time since 1991 that Congress may cross 200-seat mark and first time since 1989 that BJP could fail to touch three digits...
Thursday16 August '07Now that the official celebrations of nationhood are over, one can be forgiven for asking a provocative question: should we be celebrating nations...
Wednesday15 August '07Two siblings separated at birth and brought up in very different milieu meet each other as adults and offer a study in contrast.
Tuesday14 August '07
Monday13 August '07As India and Pakistan mark 60 years of Independence, nothing is a more powerful symbol of the divide between the two than Kashmir, that legacy of Partition.
Wednesday27 June '07Hindi news TV would not have been where it is today, but for Surendra Pratap Singh or ‘SP’, who died ten years ago. But he would not have recognised what passes for Hindi TV news today
Wednesday23 May '07We know the outcome, we have at last a clear verdict, but do we have a mandate here? This big question begs an answer of any post-mortem of the UP polls.
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Pawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments