MG Vaidya

MG Vaidya is a leading RSS ideologue and its former spokerperson

Federal Party or Third Front?

Pondering the 2014 prospects of potential political formations

04 July 2013
Who Is Secular in This Country?

Those who make religious distinctions or those who do not?

08 July 2012
The BJP Has Forgotten Its Very Basis

It has neglected Hindutva and its connection with the uniqueness of this ancient nation

22 April 2012
Judicial Overreach?

Vast numbers consider the Supreme Court’s black money order both timely and laudable

20 July 2011
What Lies beyond Anna’s Fast

In defence of the man of penance

21 April 2011
The Fragile Future of Egypt

Cries for freedom are welcome, but will Islamist forces allow true democracy in the Arab world?

10 February 2011
Mind Your Language

The Congress is simply playing the politics of distraction, and the RSS is its most convenient target

13 January 2011
Whose India Is It Anyway?

Indians are diverse, but their narrower identities do not obliterate their larger ‘Hindu’ identity

24 December 2010
‘People Are the Nation’

People who share a sentiment about a nation, a common history and a common set of values

11 November 2010
Take the Blame for Babri Demolition

Doing so will only enhance the prestige and popularity of the BJP

21 October 2010


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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