François Gautier

François Gautier, a former international correspondent for Le Figaro, is the author of several books on India and its history, including In Defence of a Billion Hindus. He is also the founder of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum of Indian History

Aurangzeb and the Denial of Bigotry
Cover Stories
Aurangzeb’s Reign in the Light of His Own Orders

Aurangzeb’s reign in the light of his own orders

27 May 2022
Tibet as Buffer

Does India understand the importance of the Dalai Lama?

06 July 2020
The World Hindu Congress
Chicago Notebook

At the World Hindu Congress

20 September 2018
A woman at a makeshift memorial after the Nice attack
Bastille Day Horror: We Are Afraid

What is it that makes France the most obvious target for Islamist terrorism? As the country recovers from the Bastille Day horror in Nice, François Gautier portrays a traumatised republic under siege

21 July 2016
Islamic Goals, European Fields

The Muslim influence on football is a worry that looms large in this part of the world after the Paris attacks

04 December 2015
Open Essay
Calm After the Rage of Evil

‘Europe would need a common enemy to unite and the only one available is Islam.’ Is André Malraux’s prophecy coming true?

26 November 2015


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 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.


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