He is arguably the country’s most erudite hellraiser. Big-game hunter. Stormy petrel. Perennial challenger. A man whose Twitter bio perhaps most effectively sets the tone for every encounter: “I give as good as I get.”
He is the irrepressible Subramanian Swamy. And in Storm Trooper, the intellectual gadfly, political maverick and all-round firestarter takes on the economy, ideas of India, Ayodhya, RSS glasnost. And other battle lines across the country.
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.