James Astill

James Astill is a senior editor at The Economist. He has previously headed the magazine’s bureaus in Washington and New Delhi. He is a contributor to Open

Who Can Stop the Trump Juggernaut?

The former president has swept aside his Republican rivals and has the White House in his sights

05 April 2024
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Can Anyone Stop Him?

Donald Trump is the favourite to win America’s looming presidential election

09 February 2024
Rishi at Bay

The British prime minister is saddled with an unpopular government, a mutinous party and few obvious political skills

17 November 2023
Biden Loves Bibi

The US president’s muscular diplomacy cannot hide America’s lost standing in the Middle East

27 October 2023
The Bazball Revolution

England’s thrilling recovery in the Ashes is a blueprint for Test cricket’s survival

04 August 2023
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Modi-Joey Bhai Bhai

The strategic calculation that underlies America’s great enthusiasm for India

24 June 2023
Can Ron DeSantis stop Donald Trump?
Can Ron DeSantis stop Donald Trump?

The Republican race

26 May 2023
Sachin Left it on the Pitch
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Sachin Left it on the Pitch

Statistics alone cannot explain Tendulkar’s tug on Indian emotions

21 April 2023
Stormy Days For Trump
Stormy Days for Trump

But he is still well placed to be the next Republican presidential candidate

24 March 2023
The Battle for America

Why Donald Trump, still a favourite to win the Republican ticket in 2024, is the biggest loser in the US midterm election which has not brought about the expected red wave

11 November 2022


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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