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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

Essay
Syed Mahmood: Justice Courage

Syed Mahmood’s legacy as colonial India’s dissenting judge

10 June 2022
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Aurangzeb: The Emperor of Counter-Reformation

Dara Shikoh’s defeat was a turning point in history as the concept of an inclusive India yielded to the supremacy of Islam. The consequences of the decisive battle of Samugarh were felt for more than three centuries despite the Mughal empire’s rapid disintegration under the weight of his victorious brother’s bigotry

27 May 2022
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Imran Khan: The Reckoning

Imran Khan had one ingrained virtue. He was breathtakingly sincere. But good intentions do not constitute good governance. Like an amateur, he overestimated his abilities when he needed wile or guile as strategy. On his day of judgment, Imran compared his predicament to that of Imam Hussain. The messiah may be faltering, but the messiah complex is alive and well

08 April 2022
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The Mind of the Permanent Winner

Why Narendra Modi is the mothers’ choice

18 March 2022
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Is This the Beginning of A New World Order?

America sought the impossible, Russia the unattainable

04 March 2022
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Her Own Superstar

Listen to ‘Aye Mere Watan ke Logon’ in the silence of solitude and you will break down as everyone else has done at some point or the other

11 February 2022
Essay
Race, Corruption, Morality and the Making of Anglo-India

Justice Pulbandi and the hanged Maharaja

14 January 2022
Columns
Goodbye 2021 and Good Riddance

A spy among friends and bonding with Ian Fleming

07 January 2022
Columns
Is Democracy a Vaccine?

Covid and the poligarchy of India

17 December 2021
Essay
How Jinnah Divided Muslims

An error and a tragedy

22 October 2021

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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