In Absentia: Did India have any worthwhile intellectual leadership since independence?

This question first came to my mind a few years back when I was trying to identify the basic causes of persistent poverty in India.  Even after more than 60 years of independence, the poverty rate was hovering around 25%.  The problem has remained a scourge and a stumbling block preventing the progress and development… Continue reading In Absentia: Did India have any worthwhile intellectual leadership since independence?