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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

Essay
Letter to the Creditor

Ghulam Nabi Azad means well but his rebellion is past its sell-by date

02 September 2022
Feature
The Last Gambit

Nitish Kumar may speak with folded hands but thinks with hands crossed

19 August 2022
Essay
The Boomerang War

How Vladimir Putin has exploited the liberal disorder and survived the sanctions

22 July 2022
Essay
Syed Mahmood: Justice Courage

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

10 June 2022
Cover Stories
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

Authors

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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