The citizenship soup is stewing in Assam

The murky politics over citizenship will unfold in its ever-expanding avatars in the days ahead.

The depths of patriarchal depravity

Initially there was cause to fear that Rahaf al-Qunun’s attempted flight to freedom would come to a sticky end.

Hopes, fears dominate the new 2019 narrative

The govt’s urgency to evolve a new narrative is evidence that the verdict of 2014 did not lead to the fulfilment of the hopes it had generated.


Vandana Shiva trained as a physicist prior to dedicating her life to the protection of India's biodiversity and food security. She is the author of numerous books and the recipient of numerous awards.
Patralekha Chatterjee focuses on development issues in India and emerging economies. She can be reached at patralekha.chatterjee@gmail.com
The writer is a Delhi-based journalist.
Swapan Dasgupta is a senior journalist.
Irreverent, provocative, opinionated... Shobhaa De has been challenging status quo for four decades... and is at her best when she punctures inflated egoes. Readers can send feedback to www.shobhaade.blogspot.com