Boria Majumdar

Boria Majumdar is a sport journalist and the author of, most recently, Banned: A Social Media Trial. He is a contributor to Open

‘I knew Mary would come hard at me’

In conversation with Niccola Adams, Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Geeta Phogat and Lord Sebastian Coe

19 August 2012
‘Now the media wants me’

In conversation with Vijay Kumar, Mary Kom, Joydeep Karmakar and Saina Nehwal

10 August 2012
‘Beijing was hard. I’m glad I can forget it now’

In conversation with Gagan Narang, Stanislav Lapidus and Michael Nobbs

01 August 2012
‘London is just the beginning’

In conversation with LN Mittal, Vijender Singh, Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza

25 July 2012
India’s Top Bets for London

This contingent might bring home India’s richest haul of Olympic medals ever

25 July 2012
Mary Kom’s Gold Quest

She earned her reputation as a boxer in the 46 kg and 48 kg categories. At the Olympics, she will have to fight in the tougher 51 kg category. She says she’s ready

25 June 2012
They Do Pack a Punch

Why Indian boxers are doing so well

22 April 2012
How Cricket Was Sold in India

...or a short history of the BCCI’s rise to riches

16 April 2012
‘My Critics Didn’t Teach Me Cricket’

Open in conversation with Tendulkar after his hundredth 100

29 March 2012
God Save Test Cricket

With home advantage turning decisive in influencing Test results, cricket runs the risk of becoming dull and predictable

04 February 2012


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.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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