Dhirendra K. Jha

India Will Never Be the Same Again

Don’t underestimate its impact. The Women’s Reservation Bill could prove as significant as the Mandal reservations in altering India’s political landscape.

10 March 2010
Whispers of a Witch-hunt

With searchlights out for ‘bourgeois tendencies’ within the party, the CPM drives one of its own leaders to his death.

25 February 2010
Karat versus Yechury

Partners once, rivals now. There is a deep split within the CPM that threatens to surface if the party loses Bengal.

05 February 2010
Crumbling Yadav Bastion

Amar Singh’s troubles are only a sign that a caste group long used to power is now finding itself short of options.

14 January 2010
States of the Nation Report

The demand for new states are suddenly flying thick and fast. What does the Constitution say about this?

23 December 2009
From Bullet to Ballot

Old rivalries resurface as Naxals face poll challenges from within their ranks. The Jharkhand election could determine the future of Naxalism.

10 December 2009
Being America Devi

The amazing story of a feisty leader of the downtrodden in Bihar who procured fair wages, water and micro-finance for her fellow Dalits. She also looks into her husband’s eyes while talking to him

02 December 2009
The Great Congress Reconquest

India’s grand old party is sitting pretty, notching up one electoral triumph after another. Is the long forgotten Tina—there is no alternative—factor back with a bang?

28 October 2009
More Marxist Than Thou

If you think Prakash Karat would be lying low after his party’s recent rout, think again. He’s back at the helm with a grand plan for change

07 October 2009
After UP, a Congress Comeback in Bihar

The party got a big chunk of upper caste votes in the state.

24 September 2009


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 a member of Rajya Sabha and 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 Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

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


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