Shiv Visvanathan

Shiv Visvanathan considers himself a social science nomad

For Whom the Drums Beat
For Whom the Drums Beat

Dalit ethics and aesthetics have the power to disrupt the grammar of caste

15 June 2016
Have You Passed the Nationalism Test?
Have You Passed the Nationalism Test?

A democracy can do without fan clubs and vigilante crowds

23 March 2016
After Bihar: Snafu State

An epic fable that presents the best and worst of India

10 November 2015
Lalu Prasad Yadav: A Caricature in Search of a Cartoon

Lalu Prasad Yadav’s political journey of farce is almost over

21 October 2015
Nayantara Sahgal: The Writer as Dissenter

Nayantara Sahgal’s words against cultural intolerance warn us that the idea of India is being violated

14 October 2015
Don’t Blame the Cow

Intimations of soft fascism

08 October 2015
The Legal Cut Is the Deepest

A judicial ruling that classifies Santhara alongside Sati and euthanasia is a case of law becoming bad philosophy

27 August 2015
A Montage Made in Memory

Poetics of a future in the fragmentary experiences of freedom and terror

11 August 2015
Open Essay
APJ Abdul Kalam (1931-2015): Icon, Idol, Ascetic…

He was the poor man as scientist before we created the chaiwaala as Prime Minister. Remembering APJ Abdul Kalam (1931-2015)

30 July 2015
Narendra Modi: The cultural revolutionary

The portrait of a leader who has altered the idea of being Indian

20 May 2015


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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