Sudeep Chakravarti is the author of several books, including Highway 39: Journeys through a Fractured Land, set in Nagaland and Manipur
And the dynamics of Manipur
In Manipur, the police and Assam Rifles took an 11-year-old into custody to pressure her parents, suspected separatists, to surrender
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
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
There is no mistaking Russian muscle in this tourist heaven, but the presiding bad guys are decidedly Goan
The Indian Penal Code’s provisions on sedition apply to Arundhati Roy no more than they do to those who perpetuate bad governance.
Denial continues to be a disease. Cornered by outraged public opinion, the Government and public officials are playing ostrich
After fifteen failed attempts at electing a Prime Minister, the question in Nepal now is whether it can maintain its cohesion
This is the first of three novellas based on Indira Gandhi’s assassination and its repercussions. An extract
All the broad-spectrum economic indices that show India forging ahead, while not wrong, are leading us away from issues that really matter
CELESTIAL HEROISM IS a bestseller, unless it is badly made. In it merges great survivor dramas and the romance of breaching the boundaries of human…
Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals
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 is the author of several books including the Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj (Bloomsbury)
Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation
Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.
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