Vijayendra Mohanty

Vijayendra Mohanty is a writer and journalist based out of Noida and is Senior Editor at NiTi Central. His interests include storytelling, cultural discourses, religion, and mythology.


The opinion piece seems to be less about genuine concern for India and more about the need to keep topics like “sectarian violence” and “Islamophobia” pinned to the India narrative.

Oct 17, 2014

India National Interest

The NY Times editorial if course, is mischievously...

 
For a country to allow its national interest to fall by the way side because it is so interested in the internal affairs of another one, speaks poorly of those who have been charged with governing it.

Oct 15, 2014

International

Pakistan’s repeated whining about Kashmir has prob...

 
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Oct 13, 2014

Politics

Claims of Rahul Gandhi's so-called "inner party re...

 
Apparently, something about Shashi Tharoor’s expressing enthusiasm about Narendra Modi’s plans for a Clean India comprises an unforgivable betrayal of the Congress.

Oct 07, 2014

Politics

It would perhaps not be too far-fetched a theory t...

 
Bhutto family's stock in trade has been the talk of Kashmir. (Image via Twitter @dunyanetwork)

Sep 20, 2014

International

If there is one thing Bilawal Bhutto’s “I will tak...

 
Modi’s brand of Hindutva – which involves him asserting his identity as the Prime Minister of a nation that is culturally and spiritually Hindu – is, if not the last, then at least one nail in our perverse secularism’s coffin.

Sep 03, 2014

India National Interest

India’s culture and heritage has been its stronges...

 
Seeing something particularly sinister in Narendra Modi’s Teacher’s Day speech when presidents and prime ministers all over the world engage in similar activities reeks, if not of needless paranoia, then at least of cluelessness.

Sep 02, 2014

Gurutsav critics must be of the opinion that forme...

 
When was the last time any of us even heard of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s birth anniversary on national media (except in the most tertiary ways)?

Aug 30, 2014

Cultural Nationalism

Renaming a ‘Divas’ as a ‘Utsav’ is an upgrade by a...

 
Digital India – A New Way of Governance

Aug 28, 2014

Digital India

Digital India can be many things. It can be an ele...

 
Often, what is called “worship” is merely an acknowledgement on part of the devotee of the importance of a deity. That deity is Sai Baba for many in India and across the world.

Aug 26, 2014

Hindu tradition is unique among the world’s religi...

 
Sheila Dikshit's tenure as Delhi Chief Minister was far from transparent and spotted with more than one corruption scandal.

Aug 26, 2014

Federalism

If the rumours are true, then going by Sheila Dik...

 
Uber is a mobile app that allows people to pay for their taxis through their credit cards.

Aug 25, 2014

Digital India

The authoritarian approach towards enabling techno...

 
India has low Internet penetration. Only about 17 per cent of people are connected to the Internet in any meaningful way.

Aug 22, 2014

Digital India

A large part of India’s inefficiency problem arise...

 
On Wednesday, protests against Nawaz Sharif’s Government led by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahir ul-Qadri have virtually shut down Pakistan’s capital Islamabad.

Aug 21, 2014

Regardless of whether the US approves of any chang...

 
The Censor Board is an idea that belongs in the distant past.

Aug 19, 2014

Limited Government

Oddly enough, few vocal critics of India’s culture...

 
In his Independence day speech from the Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Jan Dhan Yojana.

Aug 18, 2014

Digital India

The Modi Government’s drive towards crowdsourcing ...