Where Do We Go? Where Do We Go Now?

In the final essay in an eight-part series on The Right to Property, we look at how the weakening of the Right to Property has made the state a reverse Robin Hood, taking land from the poor and giving it to the rich. But there is hope.

We Didn’t Stop The Fire

In the seventh essay in an eight-part series on The Right to Property, we look at how the 44th Amendment removed whatever little protection there was for the Right to Property.

Robbing a Nation

In the sixth essay in an eight-part series on The Right to Property, we look at how theft was institutionalized under the reign of Indira Gandhi.

The Nehruvian Years

In the fifth essay in an eight-part series on The Right to Property, we look at how property rights were weakened all through the Age of Nehru.

My Reasons for Hope and Despair

If we cannot educate ourselves out of the spreading illiberalism, then what can be done? While I am deeply cynical about reforming political institutions, I have the greatest conviction in the ingenuity of the human mind.

Democracy vs The Republic

Indians have embraced democracy to such an extent that they have left its excesses unchecked. Ambedkar warned that “the purpose of a Constitution is not merely to create the organs of the state but to limit their authority.”