Haima Deshpande

Byculla Jail guards, accused of killing a murder convict in the jail, being produced in Killa court in Mumbai
Byculla Women’s Jail: Prison Riot

The outrage after an inmate is beaten to death in Byculla Women’s Jail  

07 July 2017
Uddhav Thackeray
With Allies Like These

The Shiv Sena’s rejection of BJP’s presidential choice hints of worse to come for Maharashtra’s ruling alliance

23 June 2017
Geetansh Bamania of Rentomojo at the rental service’s office in Mumbai
Wealth Issue 2016: The Originals
Living: Geetansh Bamania, 27, Co-Founder Rentomojo

“People are very fixated on ownership. We are giving them a smarter option”

26 October 2016
A view of the silent protest march
The Maratha-Dalit Divide

Angry Marathas voice their anger against Dalits

16 September 2016
Beware the Cow Boys and Girls
Beware the Cow Boys and Girls

Cow vigilantes come in all shades—from a man who maintains peace with Muslim neighbours to a woman who gave up a glamorous career for it

04 August 2016
The carcass of a 40-foot whale at Juhu Beach in Mumbai (Photo: DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS)
Whales: Death on Far Shores

The sight of lifeless whales along the Indian coast remains a mystery

10 March 2016
The Lost Mothers of Yavatmal

In a border district of Maharashtra, a large number of women are stigmatised for being abandoned by men after pregnancy

10 February 2016
Dancing in the Dark All over Again

Following a Supreme Court order, Mumbai’s dance bars are preparing for a grand opening. Are the girls equally excited?

10 December 2015
Kunal Shah, Founder & CEO, Freecharge

‘I dropped out of my MBA. Now I have my own company’

05 November 2015
Zishaan Hayath, Founder & CEO, Toppr

‘The only way to take an investment decision—super quick’

05 November 2015


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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