The Modi government in India is perfecting a specific variant of neoliberalism that marries an ethno-majoritarian state with a corporate-dominated capitalist order.
The longstanding movement for gender equality has always had many socio-political strands. Without recognising them, feminism cannot truly flourish.
Like always, many, including progressives, have demanded the capital punishment and even mob lynching for the Hathras gangrape-and-murder case accused. But harsh punishments don't deter crime.
Despite his seemingly liberal virtues and anti-colonial positions, the Indian politician and public figure is firmly rooted in a politics of elitism, denial and immorality.
Imperialism never died. Powerful Western organisations like the NATO continue to propound it in full measure through new geopolitical formations.