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Sunanda K Datta-Ray

Sunanda K Datta-Ray is a journalist and author of several books. He is an Open contributor

There Cannot Be Two Suns in One Sky
Essay
There Cannot Be Two Suns in One Sky

For China, exclusivity applies everywhere it chooses to go

18 September 2020
Columns
The Ultimate Pragmatist

Juggling with figures remained the first love of the one-time economics teacher in an obscure Bengali college who became India’s youngest finance minister

31 August 2020
Anyone for the Chinese Ganesha?
Essays
Anyone for the Chinese Ganesha?

The struggle is less against those who threaten a rock here and a waterfall there than with those who threaten the idea of India

03 July 2020
The King’s Salvation
Essay
The King’s Salvation

A lesson from 12th century Angkor Wat where its ruler Jayavarman VII prioritised public health and elevated it to worship

23 May 2020
Kolkata: Memoirs of a Bruised City
Essay
Kolkata: Memoirs of a Bruised City

What the ghosts whisper from the pandemic streets of Kolkata

08 May 2020
A Different War
Columns
A Different War

When the history of a different war is written, tribute must be paid to Indian public’s astonishing fortitude

10 April 2020
All the Presidents’ Mien
Essays
All the Presidents’ Mien

Nixon gave away Patricia pens and Carter recited the Gita and Obama brought a dog called Khan and...

21 February 2020
CAA: A Moral Amendment
Essays
CAA: A Moral Amendment

The CAA is the only hope of survival that the 17 million Hindus still left in Bangladesh can clutch at

24 January 2020
Essay
Saffron Star Over Bengal

What will Syama Prasad Mookerjee make of his home state today?

31 May 2019
Painting by Jamini Roy
Essay
Didi & Didis

The new gender renaissance in Bengal politics has a rich backstory

11 April 2019

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 ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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