Roderick Matthews

Roderick Matthews specialises in Indian history. He is the author of Jinnah vs Gandhi and Mountbatten and the Partition of British India

The Election from Hell
The Election from Hell

A choice between Labour complications and Tory illusions

06 December 2019
Student Supplicant Politician Statesman
Cover Story
Student Supplicant Politician Statesman

London played both active and passive roles in Gandhi’s life. It was where he became a man and a lawyer, and where he first played high-stakes politics. British law shaped him; the orderly part of his system was based squarely on the idea of staying within the law, and expecting your opponents to do the same

27 September 2019
Broken Britain
Broken Britain

When conservatives throw away the guidebook of tradition

13 September 2019
An Inspiration and a Journey
An Inspiration and a Journey

It's complicated: India's Experiments with the ideal

09 August 2019
Boris Johnson: The One and Many

A portrait of the new UK prime minister

26 July 2019
Brexit is Not a Partition Story
Brexit is Not a Partition Story

Absolutely English

24 January 2019
Theresa May
Letter From London
Can Britain Fix Brexit?

May be a deal

06 December 2018
A bust of freedom fighter Beni Prasad Madhav at the former Prime Minister’s Bhondsi ashram in Haryana
Bhondsi: Ruins of a Legacy

Is the state of his ashram in Bhondsi a reflection of how India remembers Chandra Shekhar, an original in Indian politics?

23 August 2018
VS Naipaul
In Memoriam
VS Naipaul: ‘I had no set way of writing’

Seeing, feeling, and thinking with Sir Vidia. Snatches from my conversations with the greatest writer of English prose

16 August 2018


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, 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.


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