A chance conversation with a colleague gets me interested in the Greek Debt Crisis. Two years later here I am reviewing a book, Adults in the Room, written by the man at the centre of it all – Yanis Varoufakis.
The Maharashtra Education Board revises history curriculum to reduce all non Maratha history to one chapter. Why I think it is a stupid move.
I read and review Edward Luce’s Retreat of Western Liberalism in my continuing effort to make sense of the world of politics we find ourselves in.
History is cyclical and everything we see has happened before in another context. Will we learn? Or are we condemned to repeat it always?
My review of William Dalrymple’s : The Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan.
Governments in India are out to re-write history and cast their own heroes in better light. Some are being subtle and some egregious. My thoughts on what is happening and why.