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)

Raja Ravi Varma: When the Gods Came Home
Raja Ravi Varma: When the Gods Came Home

Raja Ravi Varma’s oleographs turn 125

02 August 2019
Chhatrapati Shivaji
In the Name of Gods

Muslim iconoclasm and the Hindu response

01 May 2019
States of Disobedience
States of Disobedience

Why is it that many Supreme Court rulings go unimplemented in the South?

29 November 2018
Adi Shankaracharya
The First Argumentative Indian

Adi Shankara embodied the spiritual power of ideas

29 August 2018
Myth versus Reality
Guest Column
Myth versus Reality

Instead of searching for truths in myths, it would be easier if we appreciated the scientific achievements of ancient Indians

11 June 2018
The Truth About Tuticorin
The Truth About Tuticorin

Polluters must pay, but still...

31 May 2018
History Minus Hinduism
History Minus Hinduism

Time to save textbooks from Leftist historians

05 April 2018
Shashi Tharoor
The Hindu Way of Writing

Both scholarly and simple in his argument, Shashi Tharoor celebrates Indian syncretism

14 March 2018
A portrait of Mir Jafar Khan
Woes of a Warrior

The prince who took on the East India Company for the era’s biggest port city

21 February 2018
Being blessed at a temple in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
Lost in the South

Charles Allen’s south Indian journey misses many historical moments

10 January 2018


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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