Manvendra Singh

Manvendra Singh writes on defence and the Middle East. He was a member of the parliamentary standing committee on defence in the 14th Lok Sabha

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Sermon In the Sands

A visit to a curious shrine in Rajasthan that straddles culture and memory

22 December 2023
The Levant In Memory

What lies trapped in the unending cycles of violence

13 October 2023
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Sands of Time

An enduring desert saga stretching from Mallani to the Maghreb

23 December 2022
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The Emirate of Hate

Rooted in the medieval mindset of the barely lettered, the Taliban draw their staying power from the coalition of clans, ready supplies of cash and a cosiness provided by a mindful neighbour

20 August 2021
Winter is Coming
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Winter is Coming

The psychological divide between the enemy lines

18 September 2020
Kandahar 1999: Story of a Hijacking
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Kandahar 1999: Story of a Hijacking

The first-person narrative recalls the drama that kept India awake for seven fateful nights

20 December 2019
Mosul circa 1890 as pictured in Robert Brown’s The Countries of the World
Regaining a Little Bit of India

The liberation of Mosul redeems a piece of history

12 July 2017


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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