Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

History after Covid-19: The Making of a New Global Order
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History After Covid-19

The making of a new global order

10 April 2020
My Choice of Best of 2019 Books: Pratap Bhanu Mehta, political scientist and columnist
My Choice of Best of 2019 Books: Pratap Bhanu Mehta, political scientist and columnist

Gregory Conti | Katarina Forrester | Juan Gabriel Vásquez | Arthur Koestler

21 December 2019
The Age of Cretinism
The Age of Cretinism

India’s reactionary modernism

09 August 2018
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar in 1946 (MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE/GETTY IMAGES)
BR Ambedkar: Slayer of All Gods

He challenges the illusions about power and democracy, wealth and violence, Hinduism and tradition, nationalism and justice, and about all that metaphysical cant. He is the mirror in which we dare not look at ourselves. His presence is a constant reminder of our bad conscience and bad faith

07 April 2016
Being Free to Be Free

Let neither fear nor community piety usurp our freedom

12 August 2015
The Crooked Lives of Free Speech

Liberals lose the plot from Paris to Delhi

29 January 2015
Bigger than the Sum of his Imperfections

He did a far better job of gaining knowledge of the larger sweep of history than any of his contemporaries. The confidence with which we condemn Nehru exposes the narrowness of our certainties more than it detracts from his achievements

13 November 2014


Brahma Chellaney

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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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