Jayati Ghosh on “The Anti-national Economic Policies of the BJP-led NDA”

Jayati Ghosh speaks on “The Anti-national Economic Policies of the BJP-led NDA” at JNU Azadi Chowk on 5 March 2016.

 

This was Lecture #13 in the Teach-in series on nationalism, titled “What the Nation Really Needs to Know: India, the National, and Nationalism”.

 

And here is an Indian Express report on […]

The issue of nationalism: A sinister pattern underway – The Hindu

The ruling party is doing its best to establish that being critical of its government is tantamount to being anti-national. It is not just the inconvenient person or collective being intimidated; the Constitution is under attack.

The issue of nationalism: A sinister pattern underway – The Hindu

JNU row: What it means to be ‘national’ – The Hindu, February 27, 2016

Nationalism that developed in India during the anti-colonial struggle was sui generis, an altogether new phenomenon the like of which the world had not seen earlier. It was essentially a democratic and egalitarian nationalism, as opposed to the aggrandising European form.

JNU row: What it means to be ‘national’ – The Hindu

Hoisting the national flag in Central universities is a great idea. But why at 207 feet? | The Indian Express

In all respects, our Central universities are well placed — except for the wavering commitment to Mother India of many of their students, and (shameful to say) of even some of their faculty

Source: Hoisting the national flag in Central universities is a great idea. But why at 207 feet? | The Indian Express

An ominous operetta | The Indian Express

The alarming, exponential reach of the ‘anti-national’ can find you out in the most unexpected places.

Source: An ominous operetta | The Indian Express