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Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor is a Congress MP. He is the author, most recently, of The Struggle for India’s Soul: Nationalism and the Fate of Democracy

Cover Stories
Truth Alone Triumphs. But Whose Truth?

Indian democracy imposes no narrow conformities on its citizens

11 August 2022
Cover Stories
Why Congress is Essential for India and How it Can Be Revived

Congress must rejuvenate itself, bringing in fresh faces and young blood into its leadership at all levels. It would help if the party took steps to promote inner-party democracy and a more consultative decision-making style: Open up the party to internal elections for its key positions. Seek the views of a wide cross-section of party stalwarts, not just a favoured few. Allow and encourage the emergence of local, state and regional leaders, ratified by periodic votes of party members

25 March 2022
Cover Stories
The Menon Métier

What was it about VK Krishna Menon?

24 December 2021
Cover Stories
The Measure of Moditva

Does the ‘F’ word apply to India?

13 August 2021
Essays
Seeking Truth with Tagore

Thoughts on the uses of his ideas on the eve of his 80th death anniversary

30 July 2021
The Limits of Leadership
Essay
The Limits of Leadership

Is the role of the individual in history overestimated?

09 July 2021
What’s Past is Prologue
Columns
What’s Past is Prologue

Listen to the whispers of history and be warned

04 June 2021
We Have Done It Ourselves
Cover Stories
We Have Done It Ourselves

In praise of cooperative leadership

25 December 2020
The Scarred Megapolis
Books
The Scarred Megapolis

The evolution of Delhi as a city of the unfortunates comes alive in this novel by a master storyteller

30 October 2020
In Praise of the Indian Voter
Essay
In Praise of the Indian Voter

The redeeming surprises of a volatile democracy

26 June 2020

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 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 Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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