Misunderstanding, misconception and Misinterpretation of Ideas of Capitalism, Socialism, Fascism, and Secularism By Indian Intellectuals

Two of my previous articles published in this blog were in response to Ramachandra Guha’s very brief intellectual history of India since independence published in The Caravan magazine on March 1, 2015:  In Absentia:  Where are India’s conservative intellectuals? In this blog post, I would just consider two paragraphs of his article which are an… Continue reading Misunderstanding, misconception and Misinterpretation of Ideas of Capitalism, Socialism, Fascism, and Secularism By Indian Intellectuals

A Critique of Ramachandra Guha’s Brief Intellectual History of India Since Independence

Ramachandra Guha’s article, “In Absentia: Where are India’s conservative intellectuals?” in “The Caravan” magazine published on 1 March 2015, as a brief intellectual history of India since independence, is much more significant in many other ways as a barometer of the current state of Indian culture than what the author identifies as the paradox:  The lack of conservative… Continue reading A Critique of Ramachandra Guha’s Brief Intellectual History of India Since Independence