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Swapan Dasgupta

Swapan Dasgupta is an MP and India’s foremost conservative columnist

Act of Faith
Columns
Act of Faith

Why the Partition in the east was kept under wraps for seven decades

17 January 2020
The Fallacy of Liberal Angst
Essays
The Fallacy of Liberal Angst

Have the elites lost the argument?

27 December 2019
Conservative Sweep
Columns
Conservative Sweep

Boris Johnson's magic appealed to an electorate eager to leave the European Union

20 December 2019
Open Diary
Columns
India’s Culture of Obedience

Rahul Bajaj made the right noises but directed them wrongly

06 December 2019
Bet on Boris
Columns
Bet on Boris

Conservatives approach the UK election as the clear favourite

22 November 2019
The Spirit of New India
Cover Stories
The Spirit of New India

When the grand Ram temple is finally built on the site reclaimed from an invading army, the restoration of national sovereignty—the essence of the struggle for independence—would have been completed

15 November 2019
Advantage Gotabaya
Columns
Advantage Gotabaya

Gauging the popular mood in Sri Lanka

08 November 2019
The Nobel and Kolkata
Columns
The Nobel and Kolkata

The underlying message to all those basking in reflected glory is clear

25 October 2019
Marx, Didi and Durga
Column
Marx, Didi and Durga

West Bengal’s annual carnival is a magnetic draw for politicians

11 October 2019
Open Diary
Columns
The Partisan from Bengal

A Left-leaning actor declines a national award from the Modi Government

27 September 2019

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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