Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee

Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee

Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee is the author of, Looking For the Nation: Towards Another Idea of India, recently published by Speaking Tiger Books (August, 2018).

India

In Delhi, imaginary knives have now become real ones

Muslims have been demonised in India. Now we are witnessing the violence that demonisation encourages.

In Delhi, imaginary knives have now become real ones

Asia

We foreigners: What it means to be Bengali in India's Assam

As tensions over India's citizenship law shine a light on Assam, a writer explores the historical tensions in the state.

We foreigners: What it means to be Bengali in India's Assam

Mahatma Gandhi

BJP's Gandhi paradox

Despite not having a common ideology with Gandhi, the ruling party in India insists on celebrating him.

BJP's Gandhi paradox

Arts & Culture

On poetry, tradition, risk-taking, and colonial barbarians

A conversation between Indian poet Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee and Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish.

On poetry, tradition, risk-taking, and colonial barbarians

Human Rights

How cow vigilantism is undermining the rule of law in India

Allowing 'cow protection gangs' to attack innocent people is eroding basic principles of the Indian constitution.

How cow vigilantism is undermining the rule of law in India