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Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian and an environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai. She has co-written Chennai Then Madras Now (2014)

Columns
It’s God’s Gold, Sorry

No government has the right to take away what’s given to the deity

19 November 2021
Columns
Kanchipuram: The City of a Thousand Temples

Why Kanchipuram deserves World Heritage status

22 October 2021
Lament for a Lost City
Columns
Lament for a Lost City

August, the foundation month of Madras, is a time for reminiscing about the beauty that can no longer be found in Chennai

27 August 2021
Sudasa: India’s First War Hero
Columns
Sudasa: India’s First War Hero

He drove away north-western tribes, which have attacked India over millennia, from the river Ravi

13 November 2020
Columns
The Ecology of Ganesha

The elephant-headed God as the ultimate conservation icon

21 August 2020
Are Indian Slaughter houses Safe?
Features
Are Indian Slaughter Houses Safe?

The rising number of Covid-19 cases in the meat industry worldwide raises concerns about potential pandemics

03 July 2020
How Did Indian History Became Myth?
Guest Column
How Did Indian History Become Myth?

Rama’s memory lives on because of his extraordinary life and persona

31 March 2020
A New Nepal Terracotta Tablet Predates Mahabharata to Harappa Culture
History
A New Nepal Terracotta Tablet Predates Mahabharata to Harappa Culture

The terracotta plaque represents Krishna and Arjuna in the epic battle

28 October 2019
Raja Ravi Varma: When the Gods Came Home
Essay
Raja Ravi Varma: When the Gods Came Home

Raja Ravi Varma’s oleographs turn 125

02 August 2019
Chhatrapati Shivaji
Books
In the Name of Gods

Muslim iconoclasm and the Hindu response

01 May 2019

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 an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

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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