Time to Revisit the Indian State
Covid-19 has laid bare many deficiencies and shortcomings of the Indian State and the weaknesses of the civil society. This article traces them and argues that in the light of the developments in the post Covid-19 scenario it is necessary to revisit and reimagine the Indian State.
Parakala, Covid-19, Indian State 17-08-2020 0 Comments
Farewell, Mahaa News
This is a detailed letter written by Parakala Prabhakar to the employees of Mahaa News while stepping down from the Board of the Company that runs the Channel and relinquishing the responsibility of monitoring its day to day affairs..
Parakala, MahaaNews, TeluguTV, 14-08-2020 0 Comments
JNU Should Remain an Anomaly
The article describes the academic and intellectual life in JNU and argues that all universities should remain bastions of questioning and inquiry. That culture in JNU has produced persons of eminence in every field of public and professional life in India and overseas.
JNU, University, Indian Education, Education Policy 21-12-2019 0 Comments
BJP Can Look to Rao’s 1991 Architecture
The article argues that the Indian economy is in decline and the government is in denial. Government's inaction is rooted in BJP's lack of a coherent economic policy. It suggests that it can look to Narasimha Rao's 1991 architecture.
Economy, Indian Economy, Modi Government, BJP, Narasimha Rao, Manmohan Singh, Indian Economic Slowdown 21-12-2019 0 Comments
బట్టలు ఇలా కొనుక్కునేవాళ్ళం!
There were hardly any ready made garments in our childhood. They were viewed with suspicion. We used to go to cloth store, buy cloth and get our clothes stitched. This is a narration of the elaborate process of making our clothes for festivals and birthdays.
Parakala Prabhakar, Parakala Kalikamba, Amma 11-11-2019 0 Comments
BJP Can Look to Rao
Ruling BJP has no coherent economic policy. They are in a denial about the slowdown and challenging staring at the economy. Article argues that they could adopt Narasimha Rao's architecture to revive the economy.
BJP, Indian Economy, PV Narasimha Rao, Manmohan Singh, Parakala Prabhakar, Slowdown 11-11-2019 0 Comments