She’s been witness to the metaphorical throwing of many shoes in her role as journalist, political commentator and two-decade long observer of the BJP.
Those two decades are now one feisty new book.
Shades of Saffron: From Vajpayee to Modi is Saba Naqvi’s racy first-person account of the making and reinvention of the BJP, “from its previous ‘untouchability’ to its presumed ‘invincibility’ today.” And in conversation with Naqvi, we analyse the BJPs intriguing cult of personality, their formidable will to power, and the shadow games that the party witnesses behind closed doors.
Algebra, the Arts & Ideas Club brings together a fellowship of people who believe great cities are built not just on infrastructure but a life of the mind; who understand robust and liberal societies need the oxygen of great conversation and nuanced thinking.
At a time when we are increasingly surrounded by rage and noise, Algebra is a live and continuous space for people to come together for a genuine exchange of ideas and exposure to issues; where new seeds could be sparked, fresh perspectives formed, and intelligent connections made.
Algebra – the Arts and Ideas Club is designed to host almost 35 engagements over the year with topline thinkers and practitioners from almost every discipline that impacts human affairs: politics, economy, environment, spirituality, cinema, medicine, science, technology, music, media, literature, the arts, sports, people’s movements, et al.