Ninad D. Sheth

The $1 Trillion Opportunity

The treasure trove of wealth under Afghan soil is an attraction alright, but security nightmares dominate. Is there a way around them?

23 July 2010
The Rs 210 Crore Man

That’s the endorsement deal that India’s cricket captain has just reportedly signed. Is he worth this much? And why are marketers in India so sold on celebrities as a way to boost their sales?

23 July 2010
The Game

How a passion for hunting determined the course of a Dalit life

14 July 2010
Art & Culture
The Mutiny Papers

Rare and largely unseen documents on the 1857 uprising make a surprise visit out of the National Archives of India.

06 July 2010
Charm Offensive

The Indo-US relationship is back in ‘indispensable’ mode, goes the cheer. But let’s not delude ourselves about it.

10 June 2010
India Makes Its Stance Clear

This is one high table India has only recently got onto. Reflecting the new economic world order, G20 meetings are seen as more important than G7 meetings.

10 June 2010
Ripple Effect

A book that examines the centrality of water in our culture, religion and region’s geopolitics.

08 June 2010
The Hidden Dal

Under the mesmerising beauty that is this lake in the heart of Kashmir, there is much that can unsettle you. You just have to dip a little under the serenity of the surface.

20 May 2010
You Are No Safer for This Verdict

The judge has spoken. Ajmal Kasab is guilty. Our Home Minister has declared that this is a message to Pakistan and a victory for India. Is it, really? Not a chance.

06 May 2010
The Yuan Can What Dollar Cannot

The two great world powers, China and the United States, are sparring real time on the value of China’s currency, the yuan.

29 April 2010


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, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

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 an author and columnist. Views are personal.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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