Ramachandra Guha Archives - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Archives for Ramachandra Guha

Nehru Lives On

Ramchandra Guha’s study of history is rooted in current politics. With political leanings on display and political opinions out in the open, the discussion began as a strong reminder of the importance of Jawaharlal Nehru as the first Prime Minister.…

Continue reading

Is There an Indian Road to Equality?

Author of recently published Gandhi: The Years that Changed the world, from cricket to history to political science, he has worn all kinds of hat. In this session, Ramachandra Guha premiered about a topic with which he has not engaged …

Continue reading

Jingoism Vs. Patriotism

Weekend mornings of an octoberish Bangalore can carry you into an inertia that is extremely difficult to overcome. However, this is a time loved and awaited by writers, poets, and patrons of literature for reasons transcending into the creative streak …

Continue reading

ಅಭಿವ್ಯಕ್ತಿ ಸ್ವಾತಂತ್ರ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಇರುವ 8 ಆಪತ್ತುಗಳು

“ಇಂಡಿಯಾ ಆಫ್ಟರ್ ಗಾಂಧಿ” ಯ ಲೇಖಕರಾದ ರಾಮಚಂದ್ರ ಗುಹಾರವರು ಅಭಿವ್ಯಕ್ತಿ ಸ್ವಾತಂತ್ರ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಇರುವ 8 ಆಪತ್ತುಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮಾತನಾಡಿದರು.

ನಮಗೆ ಅಭಿವ್ಯಕ್ತಿ ಸ್ವಾತಂತ್ರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಪ್ರಶ್ನಿಸುವ ಸ್ವಾತಂತ್ರವಾದರೂ ಇದೆಯೇ? ಭಾರತದಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಜಾ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕತೆ ಎಷ್ಟರ ಮಟ್ಟಿಗಿದೆ? ಕಳೆದ ದಶಕದ ಅವರ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯದಂತೆ ಭಾರತದಲ್ಲಿ 50-50 ರಷ್ಟು ಪ್ರಜಾಪ್ರಭುತ್ವ ಇತ್ತು. ಪ್ರಜಾ ಪ್ರಭುತ್ವವನ್ನು ಪೋಷಿಸುವ ಮತ್ತು ಅದನ್ನು …

Continue reading

Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression

Ramachandra Guha gave a riveting talk on freedom of expression in India and the threats it faces on day 1 of the Bangalore Literature Festival. The ‘India After Gandhi’ author was equally critical of both ends of the political spectrum, …

Continue reading

Follow Us