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Bibek Debroy

Bibek Debroy has translated the Mahabharata and the Valmiki Ramayana into English

The Useful Foe
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The Useful Foe

A learned enemy is superior to an ignorant friend

27 March 2020
Is Procrastination Such a Bad Idea?
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Is Procrastination Such a Bad Idea?

The aesthetics of slowness

13 March 2020
The Awakening of Puranjana
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The Awakening of Puranjana

How maya clouded a king’s judgement

28 February 2020
The Grip of Tamas
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The Grip of Tamas

How we lose the ability to differentiate between what is and is not ours

14 February 2020
The Householder Dharma
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The Householder Dharma

Mortals can serve the gods by pursuing kama and artha

31 January 2020
The Misery of a King
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The Misery of a King

How Alarka learnt the difference between attachment and duty

17 January 2020
The Education of a Prince
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The Education of a Prince

A king must delight his subjects but not violate his own dharma

20 December 2019
Stoking Recession Fears
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Stoking Recession Fears

The naysayers will get their grim forecasts wrong

06 December 2019
The Dilemmas of Harishchandra
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The Dilemmas of Harishchandra

Caught between dharmic duty and heavenly call

06 December 2019
Rama: A Reasonable Man
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Rama: A Reasonable Man

The Rama story is about being true to a pledge regardless of consequences

22 November 2019

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 nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

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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