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 Madras Then Chennai Now (2014)

The Divine Mango

It is more than a delicious fruit, for it is sacred, even a goddess

05 June 2023
Fictionalising the Cholas

In Ponniyin Selvan II story and history meet seamlessly

03 May 2023
Foundation Compass
Updating History

New discoveries mean erasing some of the old

28 April 2023
Class Struggle
Class Struggle

Fault lines on the American campus

14 April 2023
The Constitution of India is today’s Manusmriti
The Constitution of India is Today’s Manusmriti

A law for our time

26 January 2023
The Grain of Life

A dance drama that explores the cultural links rice has created across Asia

04 December 2022
The Hindu Way of Writing
Who Is a Hindu?

Attacking without understanding

11 November 2022
Truth Be Told

An archaeologist speaks out against ideological extremism

21 October 2022
An Epic Return to the Cholas

Kalki’s novel has impacted Tamil culture over the past 70 years. It created ‘Tamil pride’ in the all-conquering Cholas who conquered the north by land and Southeast Asia by sea. It has become a point of reference for the perfect novel, illustrated and interspersed with history, yet fascinating as a romance

07 October 2022
VO Chidambaram: The Romance of Resistance
Cover Stories
A Benighted Presidency?

The daring struggle for freedom in the south has long been neglected

10 August 2022


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 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 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 professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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