Bibek Debroy

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

When the Goddess Goes to War

Choose your enemy wisely — and get the right bow

01 December 2023
Prelude to a Divine Wedding

Shiva and Mahadevi tie the knot to take on the demon Bhandasura

17 November 2023
Cover Stories
Thank Goddess

Why do we worship Lakshmi?

10 November 2023
When Gods Invoke the Goddess

The threat from demons compels them to recite Lalitaa’s prayer

03 November 2023
A Divine Delusion

How the gods triumphed over Bhandasura and other demons

20 October 2023
Fist of Fury

The day Parashurama’s rage cost Ganesha a tusk

06 October 2023
When Parashurama Wields the Axe

The winners and losers in a battle like no other

22 September 2023
Sanatana Dharma has suffered worse attacks and survived because of its resilience

Critics who know should be taken seriously. The ignorant can keep tilting at the windmills

22 September 2023
What Krishna Can Do

Seeking a favour before a duel

07 September 2023
The Memory of Krishna

The returns from the hymn of peace range from wealth to wellness

25 August 2023


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 a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

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


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