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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

The World According to Valmiki Ramayana
Books
The World According to Valmiki Ramayana

Rama and dharma

15 November 2017
Found in Translation
Books
Found in Translation

Arshia Sattar’s version of the Ramayana’s final book raises questions on Rama’s actions

04 January 2017
What’s the Matter with Mind?
A GNOSTIC’S NOTEBOOK
What’s the Matter with Mind?

A meditation on the nine-gated city and noble thoughts

15 December 2016
Demonetisation Demythified
Essay
Demonetisation Demythified

Of white, black and double black

24 November 2016
Nothing Is for Your Eyes Only
A GNOSTIC’S NOTEBOOK
Nothing Is for Your Eyes Only

Welcome to the world beyond human sensory organs

17 November 2016
What Numbers Don’t Tell
Wealth Issue 2016: Essay
What Numbers Don’t Tell

What makes a country rich and why did India fall behind?

27 October 2016
How to Be a God
A GNOSTIC’S NOTEBOOK
How to Be a God

Definitions collapse as the divine sparkles in everyone

20 October 2016
Kamdhenu’s Wrath by Amruta Patil from Sauptik: Blood and Flowers
Cover Story: Comment
The Sacred Cow: An Epic Stature

Reading the Mahabharata in search of the sacred cow

15 September 2016
Vedic Food for Thought
A GNOSTIC’S NOTEBOOK
Vedic Food for Thought

Eating red meat and reading the Bhagavat Gita

25 August 2016
Superheroes in a Karmic Battle
Society
Superheroes in a Karmic Battle

What the nameless soldier tells us about the morality as well as sociology of wars past and present

28 July 2016

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, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

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 an author and columnist. Views are personal.

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