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 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
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A Benighted Presidency?

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

10 August 2022
A Pilgrim’s Progress

The quest for good karma in a Char Dham adventure

08 July 2022
Dignity for All

The changing status of transgenders in India

11 January 2022
It’s God’s Gold, Sorry

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

19 November 2021
Kanchipuram: The City of a Thousand Temples

Why Kanchipuram deserves World Heritage status

22 October 2021


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 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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