James Astill

James Astill is the Asia Editor of The Economist. He has previously headed the magazine’s bureaus in Washington and New Delhi

Big Dreams in an Impossible Job

Can Ashraf Ghani save Afghanistan? The new President in conversation with James Astill

11 December 2014
Open Essay
Is it the end of the Cricket Nation?

India’s Test humiliation in England tells a bleak story of the future of a great Indian obsession

04 September 2014
Open Essay
The end of Britain?

An impending referendum in Scotland could bring about the end of a 307-year-old union—and the most successful nation state in history

10 July 2014
Open Essay
What Modi can learn from 2009

The Political Editor of The Economist returns to the last General Election to make sense of India 2014

18 April 2014


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 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 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 professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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