The upsurge of Hindu nationalism in India, by Urvashi Butalia.
Articles by Urvashi Butalia
A revealing set of US studies has got Urvashi Butalia thinking about how the rich behave in Delhi.
- January 1, 2013
Urvashi Butalia feels betrayed by politicians on the Left who embrace globalization.
- January 1, 2008
Urvashi Butalia examines the parallels with conflict in northern India.
- December 1, 2007
Urvashi Butalia on why there’s no level playing field when it comes to ‘merit’ in India.
- October 1, 2006
Urvashi Butalia visits a friend in Tokyo who is besieged by Japan’s punitive new recycling legislation. Back in Delhi she wonders if the Indian approach to rubbish is any better.
- November 1, 2005
Why did scrap metal in a Delhi junkyard start exploding, killing some workers? Urvashi Butalia investigates the mystery and finds the world’s wars are affecting lives far removed from the battleground.
- January 1, 2005
What prompted a group of middle-class Indian women to protest by stripping naked and marching to an army barracks? Urvashi Butalia explains.
- September 1, 2004
Following Sonia Gandhi's refusal of the Indian premiership, Urvashi Butalia delves into the meaning of ‘nationality'.
- July 1, 2004
A young man’s death forces Urvashi Butalia to come to terms with corruption.
- April 1, 2004
Urvashi Butalia on how Indians, rich and poor, cope with the crushing summer heat.
- September 1, 2003
Urvashi Butalia reflects on how language is distorted and transmuted in war.
- June 1, 2003
Is an Indian living in the US worth more than one living in the Gulf or, horror of horrors, Pakistan? Urvashi Butalia and the fundamentalist Indian Government are at odds.
- March 1, 2003
Urvashi Butalia’s friend Mona is neither male nor female but from the third sex.
- October 1, 2002
Urvashi Butalia expresses her despair over the mass killings in Gujarat, India.
- July 1, 2002
Sometimes, says Urvashi Butalia, the terrorist trail can lead to your own front door.
- November 1, 2001
Urvashi Butalia on Indians and Pakistanis overcoming their fear of each other.
- August 1, 2001
How India is losing its respect for the aged, by Urvashi Butalia.
- May 1, 2001