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Lakshmi Bayi

Lakshmi Bayi loves travelling, books, films, and elephants. Writing is her way of muttering to herself

Kerala: Demolition Conundrum
Columns
Kerala: Demolition Conundrum

The demolition of the Marad flats show that in India, self-righteousness holds greater sway than rational thought

13 January 2020
The Ocean of Love
Columns
The Ocean of Love

What bridges the distance between the human and the divine

06 January 2020
Rama and Krishna: Two Sides of Divinity
Columns
Rama and Krishna: Two Sides of Divinity

Both Ram and Krishna have Maha Vishnu as their fundamental source. Yet their manifestations are completely different

28 October 2019
Tomorrow Land
Column
Tomorrow Land

With a long history of soothsaying, India has various methods of divining the future

04 October 2019
Love and Fear in Religion
Column
Love and Fear in Religion

Ego, politics and wealth, whether deliberately or otherwise, cater to conflict rather than consensus

25 August 2019
Colours are sacred, never skin deep
Special
Colours are Sacred, Never Skin Deep

These colours also stand for various human races

18 August 2019
The Bliss of Dying
Columns
The Bliss of Dying

Even though feared and often unwelcomed, death is indeed blissful

06 August 2019
Only quality and not mere numbers count
Guest Column
Only quality and not mere numbers count

It’s time we moved from census to consensus and finally, happily, to sense

30 July 2019
Guest Column
Shiva First

All divinities revel in love and peace - and not on pieces of dead bodies, heaped up to reach a tantalizing heaven

01 July 2019
The Untold Story: Ramayan and the Dravidian Connection
Guest Column
Social Power in the Ramayana

The rights of a woman

05 June 2019

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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