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Swapan Dasgupta

Swapan Dasgupta is an MP and India’s foremost conservative columnist

The Spirit of New India
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The Spirit of New India

When the grand Ram temple is finally built on the site reclaimed from an invading army, the restoration of national sovereignty—the essence of the struggle for independence—would have been completed

15 November 2019
Advantage Gotabaya
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Advantage Gotabaya

Gauging the popular mood in Sri Lanka

08 November 2019
The Nobel and Kolkata
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The Nobel and Kolkata

The underlying message to all those basking in reflected glory is clear

25 October 2019
Marx, Didi and Durga
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Marx, Didi and Durga

West Bengal’s annual carnival is a magnetic draw for politicians

11 October 2019
Open Diary
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The Partisan from Bengal

A Left-leaning actor declines a national award from the Modi Government

27 September 2019
Faith and Nationalism
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Faith and Nationalism

The revival of Buddhism in Mongolia

13 September 2019
The Constant Counsellor
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The Constant Counsellor

What made Arun Jaitley so special, and indeed indispensable, to the BJP and the Modi Government?

30 August 2019
A Gutsy Move in J&K
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A Gutsy Move in J&K

Meticulous planning and a show of political will led to the repeal of Article 370

15 August 2019
Open Diary
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Open Diary

The Triple Talaq Bill is aimed at encouraging a movement within the Muslim community for reforms in the Sharia Act

02 August 2019
Open Decade 2009-2019
The Awakening

While the terms of Left engagement have changed dramatically in the West, a new Hindu overconfidence has displaced old liberal assumptions in India

19 July 2019

Authors

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. Views are personal

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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