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Jawed Naqvi

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    Traders of dubious nationalism

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 28, 2020

    DURING the peak of the JP movement that aimed to unseat Indira Gandhi — the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh being its proud mainspring — the call...

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    Can we ask the woman, first?

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2020

    WHEN my brother Shannay was thrashed 11–0 in a table tennis match with a friendly female champion of the sport at Jawaharlal Nehru University, he...

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    Partition short-changed the poor

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2020

    BEFORE the advent of free-market policies of 1991, the battle cry of India’s masses fighting poverty and unemployment targeted the big business. ‘Ye Tata-Birla ki...

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    The mermaid and the drunks

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2020

    THERE is a pervasive mythology among well-meaning middle-class folks that tries to explain social strife and rape in action-reaction format. It was inevitable for the...

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    Jaswant Singh, counterfactually

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2020

    WHAT if? History students often ask the counterfactual question, which actually can be of interest to anyone of us for a range of excellent and...

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    Bhagat Singh’s India in ferment

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2020

    IT WILL be Bhagat Singh’s birthday next week. The legendary revolutionary was born on September 28, 1907, in Banga village in erstwhile Lyallpur, the current...

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    Impunity isn’t exactly popularity

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2020

    IT’S a common error of perception to confuse political impunity with popularity. The distinction makes a big difference in understanding the core features of fascism,...

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    To draw the battle lines now

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2020

    AN UNSPOKEN dispute stalks India’s Congress party. It may define the battle lines for the scattered opposition groups to align against a ferocious but not...

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    A tale of misleading names

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2020

    ‘PRASHANT’ means pacific. Prashant Bhushan is anything but. ‘Rahul’, according to early Upanishads, means conqueror of all miseries. Rahul Gandhi knows he doesn’t fit the...

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    Not Shia, not Sunni, not Jewish

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2020

    IS THE UAE-Israel-US ‘historic deal’ truly the sensational event that president Trump and prime minister Netanyahu say it is? On the face of it, there...

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