Francesca Marino

The author is an Italian journalist and an Indophile

Life in the Time of Coronavirus
When in Rome

On coping with fear and loneliness in the wake of Covid-19

17 March 2020
The Passion of Manzoor Pashteen
The Passion of Manzoor Pashteen

The 25-year-old Pashtun tribal leader is charismatic and defiant, much to the anguish of the powerful Pakistani army

09 March 2020
An Italian Christmas
An Italian Christmas

The symbols of Christmas remain more or less unchanged over the centuries, although their ancient meanings have been lost

24 December 2019
A Magical Mystery Tour of Rome
A Magical Mystery Tour of Rome

The many myths of the historical Italian capital

09 December 2019
To Benares, My Love
To Benares, My Love

Nothing in the city is easy, nor can anything be taken for granted

29 November 2019


Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

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

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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