Sudeep Chakravarti

Sudeep Chakravarti is director of the Center for South Asian Studies, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. He is the author of, most recently, The Eastern Gate: War and Peace in Nagaland, Manipur and India’s Far East

Cover Stories
The Yearnings of the Northeast

The region wants in. It must be heard and understood

23 December 2022
Cover Stories
Biren Singh: The Mahabharat Man Returns

BJP’s delivery optics and total politics trumped the game. Biren Singh now has a second chance to deliver on the promises of peace, infrastructure, connectivity, prosperity and accountability

11 March 2022
Mother, Where’s My Country? Looking For Light In the Darkness of Manipur | Anubha Bhonsle | Speaking Tiger | Pages 256 | Rs 499
The Legend of Sharmila

And the dynamics of Manipur

30 March 2016
The Day ‘Caman-do’ Took Away a Little Girl

In Manipur, the police and Assam Rifles took an 11-year-old into custody to pressure her parents, suspected separatists, to surrender

08 May 2012
Pursuit of Democracy by Dare

Expect the CPM to flex its strong arm with impunity in the run-up to the Assembly polls in West Bengal, and political thuggery at its crassest

13 January 2011
The Sin of Binayak Sen

The sentencing of Binayak Sen by the Raipur Sessions Court is a measure of the Chhattisgarh government’s desperation to finesse its record of human rights violations

30 December 2010
Art & Culture
Goa’s Reigning Mafiosi

There is no mistaking Russian muscle in this tourist heaven, but the presiding bad guys are decidedly Goan

29 December 2010
The Usual Suspects and Then Some

The Indian Penal Code’s provisions on sedition apply to Arundhati Roy no more than they do to those who perpetuate bad governance.

03 December 2010
In Auto-denial Mode

Denial continues to be a disease. Cornered by outraged public opinion, the Government and public officials are playing ostrich

20 November 2010
Desperately Seeking Consensus

After fifteen failed attempts at electing a Prime Minister, the question in Nepal now is whether it can maintain its cohesion

11 November 2010


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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