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)

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
Lament for a Lost City
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
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
The Ecology of Ganesha

The elephant-headed God as the ultimate conservation icon

21 August 2020
Are Indian Slaughter houses Safe?
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
A New Nepal Terracotta Tablet Predates Mahabharata to Harappa Culture

The terracotta plaque represents Krishna and Arjuna in the epic battle

28 October 2019


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

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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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