Language pride should move beyond symbolic street and social media protests to a defence of plurality.  (Photo: Sharan Basappa/Mint)

Why resisting Hindi is no longer enough

10 min read . 23 Sep 2019
Ram Prasad Yadav (left) and Hanuman Prasad Yadav are small farmers from Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh. They strongly feel that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will return to power as he saved cows from slaughter and the country from terrorism. (Sayantan Bera/Mint)
By bringing back B.S . Yeddyurappa and the Reddy brothers into the fold, the BJP has consolidated the vote share that had split in 2013. Photo: Mint

Manufacturing electoral choice

2 min read . 16 May 2018
The Devanagari script painted over on this milestone, en route to Mangaluru. Photo: Twitter@purviraju1

The irony of Hindi supremacy

4 min read . 11 May 2018
A previous performance of ‘Muktidham’.

Echoes from the eighth century

3 min read . 13 Apr 2018