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Bibek Debroy

Bibek Debroy is chairman of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council

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
The Faux Stages of Man
Art & Culture
The Faux Stages of Man

The fourfold ashrama classification is a forced attempt to over-simplify the individual

07 July 2016
The Limits of Good Behaviour
Society
The Limits of Good Behaviour

There is nothing absolute in the good or the bad prescribed through a template--and that's the ultimate social dharma

09 June 2016
Sri Aurobindo
Art & Culture
The Delights of Detachment

You don’t have to be an ascetic or a mendicant to remain non-attached amidst worldly pursuits

12 May 2016
Janus (Photo: Getty Images)
Art & Culture
The Permanent Pursuit of the Imperfect

Gods, goddesses and the human indicator of happiness

14 April 2016
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Society
Happier Is the Selfless

Building relationships beyond quid pro quo

16 March 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 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 the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

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