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Hartosh Singh Bal

Hartosh Singh Bal turned from the difficulty of doing mathematics to the ease of writing on politics. Unlike mathematics all this requires is being less wrong than most others who dwell on the subject.

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Voices
Old Aunt Girish

Karnad’s outrage over an award to Naipaul seeks to impose irrelevant standards on a writer

07 November 2012
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India
Politics of Delusion

It is reshuffle for one and Ram for the other, but the Congress and BJP are both at odds with the public mood

31 October 2012
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India
Kejriwal’s Doomed War

And how he could still end up winning

25 October 2012
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Business
Staring into a Revenue Blackhole

Finance minister P Chidambaram has inherited a Customs and Excise mess, courtesy controversial CBEC officials

30 September 2012
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India
The Rebirth of a Prime Minister

The reform announcements that have given Manmohan Singh and the Congress another lifeline are driven primarily by cold electoral logic

27 September 2012
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Arts & Letters
Ruin of the Congress

As two recent books tell us, India’s most charismatic leader, Indira Gandhi, has left a debilitating effect on the party. Rahul’s efforts to shelve personality-driven politics only bewilders it

21 September 2012
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India
Look Who’s Talking

Since when did we in India care about journalistic ethics?

14 September 2012
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Books
The RAW Files

A former intelligence officer writes a gripping and thinly disguised fictional account of the case of Rabinder Singh, an Indian spy who went rogue and escaped to the US

31 August 2012
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Voices
Modi’s Teflon Is Wearing Off

The verdict against Mayaben Kodnani shows that Modi rewarded her for murder

30 August 2012
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India
The Truth about the Saraswati

Could the river system that sustained the Harappans be the same as this most sacred Rg Vedic river? Some new geological findings

23 August 2012

Authors

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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