L K Sharma

L K Sharma has followed no profession other than journalism for more than four decades, covering criminals and prime ministers. Was the European Correspondent of The Times of India based in London for a decade. Reported for five years from Washington as the Foreign Editor of the Deccan Herald. Edited three volumes on innovations in India. He has completed a work of creative nonfiction on V. S. Naipaul  His two e-books The Twain and A Parliamentary Affair form part of The Englandia Quartet.

  • Indian crowd celebrate newly elected politicians in Nagaon, 2013.
    Published in: openIndia
    Change the people
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    In a message to the tax evaders, a frightening voice says: “We know it all! Every single transaction of yours! You can hide nothing!” Meanwhile, Indians are getting more materialistic…

  • Amitabh Bachchan in conversation with Neville Tuli at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2009
    Published in: openIndia
    The subaltern can speak
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    The organizers of the 2014 festival felt - if the Hindiwallahs and the Rajasthani heritage experts wanted more time, let them have it. As a result, the subaltern got to speak.

  • Arvind Kejriwal
    Published in: openIndia
    Euphoria and caution greet a new democratic experiment
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    Mr. Kejriwal’s supporters now begin to question the legality of his conduct,his utterances about there being no real democracy in India, and about the futility of celebrating Republic Day.

  • Large group of protestors, India
    Published in: openIndia
    Moral panic in India
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    Transitions and disruptions are changing relations between generations, between genders, between classes and between religious groups. It is not just a simple conflict between tradition and modernity that sparks occasional violence. India has become an excellent laboratory for studying change. 

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