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Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

A Detective’s Diet
Columns
A Detective’s Diet

When Agatha Christie cooks Poirot’s breakfast

24 July 2020
Garden Variety Crimes
Columns
Garden Variety Crimes

Reading Agatha Christie and other gardening pleasures

12 June 2020
The Novel Virus
Books
The Novel Virus

Lawrence Wright’s new thriller shows with chilling prescience how the world will reckon with a pandemic

29 May 2020
Knives Out
Books
Knives Out

Mysteries for pandemic times—from a virus which is the weapon of mass destruction to a US Congressional intern caught in political intrigue

08 May 2020
Illness As Allegory
Books
Illness As Allegory

Pandemic thoughts after reading Mary Shelley and Albert Camus

03 April 2020
Pandemic Diets
Columns
Pandemic Diets

Will the coronavirus change what we eat and how we eat?

27 March 2020
My Cuisine versus Your Cuisine
Columns
My Cuisine versus Your Cuisine

Who is the winner in the war between biryani and poha?

06 March 2020
Notes from the Winter Garden
Columns
Notes from the Winter Garden

Plants, like people, can have hybrid personalities too

17 January 2020
Twists in the Tales
Books
Twists in the Tales

Grand capers that explored murder and politics with depth and humour

20 December 2019
How Democratic Processes Damage Citizenship Rights
Politics
How Democratic Processes Damage Citizenship Rights

It is true that India’s Constitution framers did not expect the articles dealing with citizenship to be set in stone

16 December 2019

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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 nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of 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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