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Arshia Sattar

Arshia Sattar has recently published Maryada: Searching for Dharma in the Ramayana and The Mahabharata for Children

Can God Die?
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Can God Die?

War and morality in the Mahabharata

23 September 2022
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Thresholds of Time and Space

A finely delineated and sharply observed story of a middle-class Delhi family during Partition, by Geetanjali Shree and translated by Daisy Rockwell, wins the International Booker Prize. A first for a translation from India

22 April 2022
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Draupadi’s Rage

Her story has been repeatedly retold by women writers because the epic heroine challenges patriarchy

03 September 2021
Arshia Sattar
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Resistance and Resilience

Women characters in the Mahabharata push back against patriarchy in a new interpretation of the epic

20 August 2021
Wisdom of the East
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Wisdom of the East

Jairam Ramesh chronicles the life of Edwin Arnold who took Buddha’s ideas to the West via a narrative poem

25 June 2021
Bound by the Need for Breath
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Bound by the Need for Breath

The discrete and distinct joys of reading poets Jerry Pinto and Ranjit Hoskote

07 May 2021
Ocean of Stories
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Ocean of Stories

The magical realism of a Sanskrit classic retold

19 March 2021
Forest of Ideas
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Forest of Ideas

Keerthik Sasidharan reimagines the Mahabharata to find meaning for the 21st century reader

05 February 2021
Exile and Kingdom
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Exile and Kingdom

Returning to the epics to find pandemic metaphors not in war but in acts of generosity and kindness

25 December 2020
The Wrong Girl
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The Wrong Girl

The Neapolitan magic is missing in the new Elena Ferrante

18 September 2020

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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