Bibek Debroy has translated the Mahabharata and the Valmiki Ramayana into English. He is the Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister
Was the first English translator of the Mahabharata really the scholar we think?
Did the publisher enrich himself at the expense of the translator?
KM Ganguli awaits recognition for bringing the Mahabharata to English readers
The Shiva Purana is the key to saving the fallen
A devotee gets both worldly pleasure and emancipation
A secret for the Vedic minds
Arshia Sattar brings out the many shades of dharma in the Ramayana
The origins and message of the Pandava Gita
Sorrow cannot touch the learned person who has conquered his senses
What we need to do to jack up growth from 5.5 per cent to 7 per cent and more. A lot will depend on the states too
CELESTIAL HEROISM IS a bestseller, unless it is badly made. In it merges great survivor dramas and the romance of breaching the boundaries of human…
Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals
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 is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile
Ram Madhav is Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation
Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.
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