Tag: Mukul Kesavan

  • Banned Books Week: Mukul Kesavan on common responses

    (Note: Though this was written after a particular event at the Jaipur Literature Festival, 2012, many of the arguments about provocation, the responsibility of the artist and the threat of violence Mukul Kesavan summarises below are made every time there’s a book/ film ban or a censorship debate in India. The question Kesavan raises towards […]

  • Ideas of India

    (Published in the Business Standard, May 2010. I’m working on a longer version, and will share that when it’s done; each of the people quoted offered far more in the way of insight and experience than I had space for in the span of a newspaper article.) If you’ve ever ridden the Himsagar Express, you […]