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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

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
Cover Stories
Why Modi Wins

He understands that a political party survives on ideology, but ideology withers if it is not nourished by ideas that work

01 October 2021
Afghanistan: No Emirate for Women
Essay
Afghanistan: No Emirate for Women

Next: Why Pakistan will Talibanise Pakistan

17 September 2021
The Rediscovery of Nehru
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The Rediscovery of Nehru

How Nehruvians revised their idol

13 August 2021
Cover Stories
Who Wants the Peace of the Graveyard?

The Afghan War is over ideology, not geography

23 July 2021
War Cries and Monsoon Melodies
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War Cries and Monsoon Melodies

Goan musings on Rao’s wisdom and the unending march in Afghanistan

16 July 2021
Cricket in 2050
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Cricket in 2050

All matches are now played in a covered stadium, any batsman who hits the ceiling is given an eight. The old helicopter shot is passé, players are hitting perpendicular rockets into the air

11 June 2021
A Bookworm’s Lockdown
Columns
A Bookworm’s Lockdown

A loincloth for Prince Philip and the Quran written in Saddam’s blood

28 May 2021

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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