Salil Tripathi
British PM Boris Johnson (Photo: AP)

On Leaving Europe: An elegy

1 min read . 30 Jan 2020
Britain’s PM Boris Johnson is greeted by staff as he arrives back at Downing Street, after meeting Queen Elizabeth and accepting her invitation to form a new government after the Conservatives returned to power in the general election with an increased majority, in London, on Friday. (Photo: Reuters)

Stormy weather in disunited kingdom

9 min read . 16 Dec 2019
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar’s statue at a memorial dedicated to him in Mumbai. Photo: Alamy

Looking for the real Savarkar

7 min read . 11 Oct 2019
Even if nobody else followed, he would walk that path—walk alone, others could follow. Rabindranath Tagore had said that first

Thus spake the Mahatma

11 min read . 04 Oct 2019
Older, meaner, atavistic ideas of nationalism are rising.

A message from the Khan Market gang

10 min read . 27 Aug 2019