Sunanda K Datta-Ray is a journalist and author of several books. He is an Open contributor
For China, exclusivity applies everywhere it chooses to go
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The struggle is less against those who threaten a rock here and a waterfall there than with those who threaten the idea of India
A lesson from 12th century Angkor Wat where its ruler Jayavarman VII prioritised public health and elevated it to worship
What the ghosts whisper from the pandemic streets of Kolkata
When the history of a different war is written, tribute must be paid to Indian public’s astonishing fortitude
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What will Syama Prasad Mookerjee make of his home state today?
The new gender renaissance in Bengal politics has a rich backstory
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Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals
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 is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile
Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation
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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