Pallavi Aiyar

Pallavi Aiyar is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has spent the last two decades reporting from China, Europe, Indonesia and Japan. Her most recent book is Orienting: An Indian in Japan. She is a contributor to Open

AI and Democracy

Will humans become dispensable in the future of politics?

08 December 2023
Throne of Blood

The 2024 elections will test Indonesia’s dynastic politics

03 November 2023
After the Iberian #MeToo

A football boss’ ouster shows how much things have improved for women in Spain

06 October 2023
Demographic Doldrums

Japan can overcome its declining birth rate by welcoming immigrants

07 September 2023
The Moral Museum

Unlike Belgium or France, Britain still refuses to repatriate its colonial loot

28 July 2023
Dealing with Overtourism

Is international travel an indulgence or an education?

14 July 2023
Last Man Reporting

There is now only one Indian journalist left in China

23 June 2023
The Asiatic Triangle

Buddhism binds India, China and Japan but not with a common thread

09 June 2023
The Demands of Trade

India and the EU need to meet each other halfway

26 May 2023
A Thaw in East Asia
A Thaw in East Asia

Are Japan and South Korea ready for a rapprochement?

12 May 2023


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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