Author: Ravi Dev

Ravi Dev is a consultant with the Guyana Times.
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Vivekananda in Chicago, 2018

Vivekananda in Chicago, 2018

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi left India for South Africa in April 1893 and made quite...

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POLITICAL HINDU: The “mixing politics with religion” challenge

POLITICAL HINDU: The “mixing politics with religion” challenge

I have proposed the notion of “Hindu politics”, which immediately raises the “mixing...

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UNITED HINDU DIASPORA: The challenge

UNITED HINDU DIASPORA: The challenge

At the World Hindu Conference held this weekend in Chicago to commemorate the 125th anniversary...

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Reforming the GPF’s composition

Reforming the GPF’s composition

As he appointed the new Commissioner of Police, President David Granger declared,...

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Identity and (lack of) Cohesion

Identity and (lack of) Cohesion

Three years down the line, the PNC-led government still insists “Social Cohesion”...

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Naipaul and being West Indian

Naipaul and being West Indian

This is excerpted from my response to a Black WI intellectual, Abu Bakr, in 2001,...

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For agonistic, not antagonistic politics

For agonistic, not antagonistic politics

Some proponents of a new “third force” seem to be hinting this will deliver a mediated...

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Social Comparison and Ethnic Relations

Social Comparison and Ethnic Relations

The Ethnic Relations Commission has been reconstituted and over the past few months,...

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Indian Indentured Labour and Emancipation

Indian Indentured Labour and Emancipation

It’s the run-up to Emancipation Day, and sure as the sun rises in the East  there...

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Conscripted by (western) modernity

Conscripted by (western) modernity

Some years ago, taking my son to write his CAPE Literature exams, he waxed enthusiastically...

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Indians not really in our textbooks

Indians not really in our textbooks

I was illustrating the  point made about Indians not being mentioned in our school...

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Politics for new presidential aspirants

Politics for new presidential aspirants

With the elimination of the presidential candidacy of the PPP’s Bharat Jagdeo in...

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Professionalise the Police Force

Professionalise the Police Force

In the last two weeks, I looked at the composition of our disciplined forces from...

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 Indians in the Armed Forces

Indians in the Armed Forces

Last week, I discussed the exacerbation of the “Indian Ethnic Security Dilemma”...

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Indian extinction threat

Indian extinction threat

In Guyana, “the land of six peoples”, with the introduction of the universal franchise...

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Rodney: On Organising

Rodney: On Organising

Thirty-eight years ago, Dr Walter Rodney was assassinated when he was just thirty-eight....

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