Sumana Roy

Sumana Roy is an author and a poet. Her most recent work is a collection of poems Out of Syllabus

Pixel Pretty

How Facebook launched a beauty

02 October 2011
The Flying Coffins of the Northeast

With Pawan Hans resuming helicopter services in the Northeast, it’s time to ask how its tragically frequent crashes evoke no outrage or remedy

26 August 2011
Arts & Letters
Joke Studio India

The UN project-like earnestness with which popular singers like Sunidhi Chauhan are made to collaborate with not-so-famous talent from across the country makes for spectacularly unmoving performances

28 July 2011
Heat and Dust (and the AC) in South Asian Novels

Authors with sweat-lined brows have invariably used air-conditioning as a literary device to get under their characters’ skin.

18 August 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

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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