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Dr. Ambedkar, India, liberalism, Dalits, book,

Dr. Ambedkar, a man for all ages!

Book Name: The Socio-Political Ideas of Br Ambedkar : Liberal Constitutionalism in a Creative Mould Author: Bidyut Chakrabarty There are more than 3000 castes or Jatis in India which have further sub castes internally making the social and political system of this country further complicated and tense.  In such a diverse and religious-based caste division, […]

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South Asian Politics: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal

The politics of South Asia

Book Name; South Asian Politics: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal Author Name: Paul Brass The South Asian chunk of land is home to more than one billion people whose living standards are almost touching or below the poverty line.  Three major South Asian countries, Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh which were the former part

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Subaltern, studies, past,

Raking my colonial past!

Book Name: Subaltern Studies; Writing on South Asian History and Society Author/ Editor: Ranjit Guha, et.al . What is our past? Who we are? Who and how the colonizers colonized and governed us? What were the reasons that made a whole population surrendered before a very small bunch of people? These and some more questions

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Bangladesh. uncertainty, development

Bangladesh; from nadir to zenith in 47 years

Book Name; Politics and Governance in Bangladesh; an uncertain landscape. Editors; Bangladesh since its independence in 1971 had a chequered history of political and economic development. But the plus point of this country was meeting the MDGs goals as set by UNO and alleviating poverty among its people. Recently in the Karachi Center for Foreign

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