Category Archives: critique

A Tourist in My Nation: The Missing Swaraj – Term paper, Gandhi’s Critique of Modernity

This post consists of snippets from a Term Paper written during the module on Gandhi’s Critique of Modernity at the Young India Fellowship 2012-2013. This paper was written under guidance of Prof. Vivek Bhandari. I used this opportunity to critique … Continue reading

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nibandh: cultural pradarshani

cultural pradarshini mein aapka swagat hai iskey liye kucch sthanon par aapko ticket khareidne ki avashyakta hai, bakiyon mein ekdum muft muft muft! cultural pradarshini ki shuruat aapke ghar se hoti hai aur poore shahar mein aapko yeh sthan sthan … Continue reading

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acknowledging bias

At times my indulgence in critique surprises me. So does my self assumed endeavour in understanding and being aware of things around me. Why do I want to necessarily find a meaning in what I am seeing, why do I … Continue reading

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Reflections on Kai Po Che

This is not a review; these are just my humble (and personal) reflections on the several meta-narratives of “Kai Po Che”.  Watching this movie was a nostalgic experience for me, as I could relate its many instances with my lived … Continue reading

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The quest between the I and the Accep/expec-ted

We face a constant dilemma: Is it about me or should I think like WE ought to? The haunting uncertainty that many of us deal with, is but, an obvious consequence. Most of us grew up watching our parents indulge … Continue reading

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