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MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

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Cover Stories
The Last and Lost War of Pakistan

Pulwama borrows from a history of deception and subversion

21 February 2019
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History of the Present
Everyone Loves a Loser

Why has Tipu Sultan become a faux saint, while his father Hyder Ali has been virtually erased from the memory of Karnataka Muslims?

07 February 2019
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Books
Macbeth: Out, Out, Brief Candle!

Macbeth is the drama of ambition rising from the ash of ethics. We live today in a different age from Macbeth and the king he betrayed and assassinated

13 April 2016
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The Dangerous Dozen

One misconception foisted by moral science classes is that we learn best from the lives of the worthy. There is at least as much, if not more, to be learned from excess and depravity

11 February 2016
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Call of the Caliphate

The romance of regression in the time of the Islamic State

04 February 2016
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Olga Gray, Indian Comrades and Other Such Thrills

Why didn’t they fire poison darts at Nasser? The first book based on declassified British Intelligence is a romp through the secret chambers of the Cold War

09 December 2015
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The Taste Maestro

Über-hotelier, debonair and dog lover, Habib Rehman in his own words is a mandatory read for managers and adventurers

10 December 2014
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First a Democrat, Then a Socialist

What would Nehru have done if he were alive today, amidst the war between modernity and religiosity?

13 November 2014
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CURSE OF THE GAME

Cricket and Pakistan: When military dictators and politicians thought they could win the people through a surrogate triumph on a playing field

07 August 2014

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 nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

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