A Political and Literary Forum
Though Modi's government draws concern today, the country's constitutional history suggests a framework for creating democracy in unlikely settings.
For weeks the country enforced a strict lockdown without providing adequate medical and economic support. As cases soar, its people are now paying the price.
Debraj Ray, S. Subramanian
Celebrated Indian poet and activist Varavara Rao is in mortal danger of succumbing to COVID-19 if he is not released from prison.
This updated piece was originally published by the Hindu Centre for Politics and Public
Martha C. Nussbaum
The World's Largest Biometrics Identity Program
India's Prime Minister–Elect.
A new biography tells the story of his rise to political prominence.
What the Indian constitutional tradition can teach about sex equality.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
William Callison, Quinn Slobodian
Copyright © 1993-2021 Boston Review and its authors.
Support Boston Review
Make a tax-deductible donation today
Printing Note: For best printing results try turning on any options your web browser's print dialog makes available for printing backgrounds and background graphics.