Sudeep Chakravarti

Sudeep Chakravarti is the author of several books, including Highway 39: Journeys through a Fractured Land, set in Nagaland and Manipur

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
Laws and Order

This is the first of three novellas based on Indira Gandhi’s assassination and its repercussions. An extract

10 November 2010
Fortune-telling, the Indian Way

All the broad-spectrum economic indices that show India forging ahead, while not wrong, are leading us away from issues that really matter

21 October 2010


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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