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Sudeep Chakravarti

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

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Voices
Nagas’ Quest for Peace

The fragmented Naga polity is looking set for a possible power sharing scenario. India would do well to stay out of the way of the proceedings.

07 October 2010
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India
India’s Demographic Tsunami

A think tank report warns that India is poised on the brink of anarchy, that we could hurtle very fast into an ungovernable mess. Worst case scenario? But highly plausible. The signs are all around us.

08 July 2010
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True Life
Zen by the Mandovi

One Goa port-soaked afternoon, I signed up for karate lessons and my daughter sniggered. A year later, as I scales walls Crouching Tiger style to save stranded cats, I’m the ‘cool’ dad.

30 December 2009
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World
The Maoist Mood

So long as Nepal cannot attain political stability without them, the landlocked country’s Maoists have the strongest hand to play. What might Prachanda’s next move look like?

06 August 2009
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Living
The Frog Stew Debate

Frogs as an outlawed delicacy in the midst of a culture war

08 July 2009
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World
Lost in Translation

Peace in Nepal, or merely the absence of war, continues at the pleasure of the Maoists. For how long will this carry on?

23 June 2009
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World
War and Pieces

Cricket crazed they may well be, but Sri Lankans live in a country at war with itself. If President Rajapaksa sees reason, enduring peace and an economic boom await India’s island neighbour

06 June 2009

Authors

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 nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

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

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