Lance Price

Lance Price was a special adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair and director of communications for the Labour Party. He is currently chief of staff to a Labour MP at Westminster

Over to Sir Keir

A former Downing Street adviser spells out what the new prime minister of the UK must do to turn Labour’s landslide into an era of change and competence

12 July 2024
The Omens for Liz Truss

The writer, a former Downing Street insider, examines the challenges facing Britain’s new prime minister

09 September 2022
The Party is Over

The writer, a former Downing Street insider, charts Boris Johnson’s descent into a political hell he is unlikely to survive

21 January 2022
Modi with Theresa May at 10 Downing Street
Narendra Modi at Westminster

Why shouldn’t the next Head of the Commonwealth be an Indian?

19 April 2018
Theresa May
Letter From London
Lost in Fantasy Island

British politics loses the famed English virtue of common sense

04 October 2017
Theresa May
May Be a Wounded Lion

The ideal day after June 8th: A new Theresa May and a new Labour

01 June 2017
Donald Trump and Theresa May
May Be Not

The British prime minister was Donald Trump’s first foreign visitor. The cost of a friendship

09 February 2017
(Clockwise from top centre) Donald Trump, Theresa May Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel and Marine Le Pen
Letter From London
Trumped in Europe

Alarmed and inspired by America’s choice

17 November 2016
Fall of the Professional Politician
Fall of the Professional Politician

What unites Trump, Modi, Boris and Corbyn?

29 September 2016


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.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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