India

Imagine There’s No Svarga: Rediscovering Cārvāka, India’s 2,700-Year-Old Atheistic Tradition

The Cārvākas considered only matter—that which could be sensed—to be real.

Kushal Mehra
Kushal Mehra
8 min read

Next Year in Simla: Thirty years After Its Defeat, the Khalistan Movement Fights on in Cyberspace

The death threats have definitely gone upscale. Fifteen years ago, they were quite uncouth. As one put it: “time to find out where Milewski lives and put his head on a stick.” ­Over time, though, they’ve become a little more polished. Okay, the little gun needs no translation [https:

Terry Milewski
Terry Milewski
18 min read

India’s Increasingly Despotic Crackdown on Journalists

Debasish Roy Chowdhury and John Keane
Debasish Roy Chowdhury and John Keane
6 min read