Where There is No Caste: Utopia

Isabel Wilkerson, in her bestselling book “Caste: The Lies That Divide Us,” introduces caste as a guiding framework to analyse racial hierarchy in the US.

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Review: Nicholas Dirks’ Castes of Mind

In the Castes of Mind, Nicholas Dirks documents the century old caste scholarship, colonial intervention in caste, and its impact on Indian modernity.

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Happiness in the Unknowns & Social Media

Life before Facebook and Snapchat has ceased to exist in our lived realities. Life without a gaze at mobile-screen would seem as dull as the glance at a starless gloomy sky.

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Politics in the Time of COVID-19

The pandemic-state is mired by the rise of authoritarianism, surveillance, and xenophobia. However, such a state will not be suitable for a post-crisis society.

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