Stephen David

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

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


Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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