Stephen David

Stephen David is a Bengaluru-based writer specialising in public policy, politics and religion

Jesus of India

Justice Banumathi’s faith expression is part of the subcontinent’s cultural reality

26 July 2020
Archbishop of Canterbury: Taking a Stand by Falling Flat
Archbishop of Canterbury: Taking a Stand by Falling Flat

Justin Portal Welby’s actions in Jallianwala Bagh must spur his sphere of influence to go beyond pulpit pontifications

30 September 2019
Guest Column
Leadership Toolkit for India from Swami and Friends

India should adopt root and branch reform and not uproot and blanch

04 June 2019
Nelson Mandela
Guest Column
Lessons for India today from Mandela’s long walk to freedom

For a start, our leaders can emulate his impeccably courteous style of addressing their political rivals. Whether in power, or out of power

10 May 2019
A man reacts as he speaks on a mobile phone after a mass shooting in a mosque in which many people were killed in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15, 2019  (Photo: AP)
Colour of Terror

White racists and their black deeds

18 March 2019
God Against Libido
God Against Libido

Where’s the reformer who will nail a thesis on the door of the Catholic Church?

21 February 2019


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.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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