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Rimli Sengupta

Rimli Sengupta is a willing refugee from engineering academia who has recently taken to writing. She writes in both Bengali and English.

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Arts & Letters
Indonesia’s Uncle Pai

His comics bear an uncanny resemblance to the signature Amar Chitra Katha style. And yet, Raden Ahmed Kosasih, the father of the Indonesian comic, was doing this many years before Pai began his own epic effort.

18 August 2011
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India
What Might Have Been Home

…and how returning to it was, after all, just another journey

11 August 2011
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Books
Found Intimacies

Microfiction by Rimli Sengupta

24 September 2010
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Voices
Naked Power

Picture a woman cornered and a bevy of men gloating at her discomfiture. And now ask what it would take to upend this power equation.

06 October 2009
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Voices
The Elephant in the Room

Being an accidental ambassador is probably hard no matter where you’re from, but I believe India makes it particularly difficult.

14 September 2009
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Voices
Free to Be

India’s gift to me is that she doesn’t get in the way of my freedom to be, she allows me the space to show respect voluntarily.

21 August 2009
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Voices
Jana Gana Reflex

Is nationality really personal? What does it mean for me to be Indian? What does it mean to be Indian now, after 62 independent years?

15 August 2009

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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