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Rimli Sengupta

Rimli Sengupta is a willing refugee from engineering academia who has recently taken to writing. She writes in both Bengali and English.

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Arts & Letters
Indonesia’s Uncle Pai

His comics bear an uncanny resemblance to the signature Amar Chitra Katha style. And yet, Raden Ahmed Kosasih, the father of the Indonesian comic, was doing this many years before Pai began his own epic effort.

18 August 2011
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India
What Might Have Been Home

…and how returning to it was, after all, just another journey

11 August 2011
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Books
Found Intimacies

Microfiction by Rimli Sengupta

24 September 2010
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Voices
Naked Power

Picture a woman cornered and a bevy of men gloating at her discomfiture. And now ask what it would take to upend this power equation.

06 October 2009
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Voices
The Elephant in the Room

Being an accidental ambassador is probably hard no matter where you’re from, but I believe India makes it particularly difficult.

14 September 2009
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Voices
Free to Be

India’s gift to me is that she doesn’t get in the way of my freedom to be, she allows me the space to show respect voluntarily.

21 August 2009
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Voices
Jana Gana Reflex

Is nationality really personal? What does it mean for me to be Indian? What does it mean to be Indian now, after 62 independent years?

15 August 2009

Authors

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 an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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