Poorna Swami

Poorna Swami is a Bengaluru-based writer and choreographer

Anthem and Salve
Anthem and Salve

The poetry of resistance gains new audience

14 February 2020
Turns of Fate
Turns of Fate

Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay writes a surreal novel about a woman’s quest for meaning

09 January 2020
In Search of Meaning
In Search of Meaning

Poems where the tender is in conversation with the political

17 September 2019
She’s Got the Groove

When rappers break all the rules

13 July 2019
Mumbai Mouthful

Meditative portraits of a small business in a big city

07 June 2019
(Clockwise from top) Amit Chaudhuri, Abhay K, Kaifi Azmi
Free Verse

The extraordinary romance of the ordinary

08 May 2019
Anita Nair
Sublime Sex

Women between desire and despair

15 November 2018
Aseng Borang’s Erosion of Tangko
Is There an Identity Crisis?

When the search for cultural authenticity stifles imagination

12 September 2018
KR Meera
Art of Darkness

Love is a moral trauma in KR Meera’s new novel

30 May 2018
The Personal as Political
The Personal as Political

Making a case for the feminist project

09 May 2018


Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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