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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

Cover Stories
The Mamata Moment

Let there be redemption in the third term

07 May 2021
Essay
When Boris Comes to Bharat

Still in search of a post-imperial purpose

16 April 2021
Letter from a Desolate London
Essay
Letter from a Desolate London

Sorry Mr Menon, it’s not your city any longer

29 January 2021
Dishy Rishi Makes A Point
Essay
Dishy Rishi Makes A Point

Why Britain is the world’s most relaxed multiracial democracy

20 November 2020
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

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 two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

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

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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