Games of Self-Respect: A Colony at the Olympics


EXTRACT India was the first colonised Asian nation to take part in the Olympic Games. Its embrace of the Olympic movement, while still a British colony, was no mere coincidence. It was intricately linked to the forces of nationalism, the politics of self-respect and indeed the inculcation of what has been called the British ‘Games […..]

Breaking News, Indian Style: Politics, Democracy and Indian News Television


This article outlined the wider historical and political themes around Indian television and its political impact. Some reviews of this book …an imposing effort to combine scholarship with new perspectives on the changing landscape of the popular modes of self-expression in the region. It is bound to attract the attention of both academics and general […..]

Negotiating 24-Hour News: Satellite Television, Democratic Politics and Globalization in Contemporary India


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Leading the HIV Response

This is a UNAIDS-produced toolkit for parliamentarians and state legislators on HIV and AIDS and sexual health issues, produced in partnerships with the Parliamentary Forum on AIDS and Legislators Forums on AIDS in several states in 2007. See full PDF: