Friday, September 18, 2015

‘There should be no borders’



Economist Amiya Kumar Bagchi speaks in an interview with Vikalp team member Suchetana Chattopadhyay.
Interview date: 8 September 2015
Time: 7.30 PM
Place: Kolkata






Tuesday, September 8, 2015

On the Maharashtra Bhushan Controversy

Rahul Vaidya


The recent controversy regarding ‘Maharashtra Bhushan’ award given by Maharashtra government to Babasaheb Purandare and the furore and debate it generated is very important and critical in Maharashtra’s cultural and social life.

To understand and appreciate the true import and significance of this; we need to put this issue in some historical perspective; understand the present political manifestations of it and how and why progressive intervention in this cultural politics is important at this hour.