Latest Issue

From the archive

By Susha  

FlagToday is the sixtieth anniversary of Indian independence. In our July 1997 issue, Sunil Khilnani explored the nature of Indian identity. Later that year, Pankaj Mishra wrote about the cultural poverty of the Indo-British relationship. More recently, Jonathan Power interviewed the prime minister, Manmohan Singh. Finally, Winston Fletcher endures a difficult journey to the Taj Mahal.

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect