Kalpish Ratna

Kalpish Ratna is the author of The Secret Life of Zika Virus (2017) and Synapse (2019)

Food and the Nation

Fasting, feasting and the politics of food in India

18 December 2011
History of Exposure

The National AIDS Control Organisation has recently claimed that syphilis is close to eradication in India. While that itself is contestable, the real shocker is what the US condoned in the name of syphilis research

18 November 2011
The Elixir Clinic

In search of the perfect body

28 October 2011
The Panchatantra Virus

How many more deaths will it take before we go beyond half measures?

23 October 2011
Anna’s Taandava

The wave of recent popular uprisings, including our very own, are reminiscent of an ancient cathartic tradition. Some will remember it as the Dancing Mania

08 September 2011
Art & Culture
Kipling House

A little green bungalow in Bombay, a colonial era writer who still haunts it, and the stories left to tell

07 September 2011
Amnesia Hour

Somewhere, it is always the time of cholera

15 December 2010


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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