Author: Nalin Mehta

Nalin Mehta, award-winning social scientist, journalist and author. He is currently associate professor with Shiv Nadar University, consulting editor with The Times of India and editor of the international journal South Asian History and Culture (Routledge) as well as the Routledge ‘South Asian History and Culture’ book series. He has previously been managing editor and channel head, Headlines Today (India Today Group), adjunct professor at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, and held senior positions with the Global Fund in Geneva, Switzerland, and UNAIDS.

Indian journalist and social scientist Nalin Mehta’s forthcoming book,The New BJP: Modi and the Making of the World’s Largest Political Party The New BJP: Modi and…

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A nation’s movies often reflect its self-image. War films, even more so. As Indian troops face down China’s People Liberation Army in the Galwan Valley and across the Line of Actual Control, it is not entirely coincidental that the shift to such aggressive posturing by China on its real-life borders, from Ladakh to the South China Sea, was preceded in recent years by a major shift in depictions of the PLA in Chinese film

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