A Joke In Poor Taste

by Akshay Ragupathy  If there is a common red thread that runs through the deeds of the fascism in the last century and this one, it is the ubiquity of the figure of the racially segregated immigrant. For instance, this is precisely what we saw happen in Nazi Germany, with Hitler, where the figure of…

For a Political Cinema to Come

“Political film-making and alternative cinema have been closely connected in India. The current crisis of the political film, therefore, should owe as much to the institutional crisis of alternative film practices as to the exhaustion of a mode of radical political imagination. The near absence of political film-making in India (I am speaking here of…

Why the educated Indian is voting for a villain

-Rohan Mukherjee Now that the elections have begun – and we have a good idea as to who’s reigning supreme, let me tell you exactly why this is happening. This is not because we desperately want to see a particular party in power, but because of what our competitive exams and MCQs have taught us…

Positivity Possible?

All of us have our views about who should be the next Prime Minister of India. We all have our respective political affiliations. We all have an opinion on what India needs. We all love to hate everybody but our guy. So when Arshu asked me to maybe write a piece on the positives of…