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Swapan Dasgupta

Swapan Dasgupta is an MP and India’s foremost conservative columnist. He is the author of Awakening Bharat Mata: The Political Beliefs of the Indian Right

Afghanistan: Left to God and Anarchy
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Afghanistan: Left to God

And a mood of understandable triumphalism in the Taliban

16 July 2021
Indira Gandhi’s Emergency
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Indira Gandhi’s Emergency

The impact has been so profound that it has become a shorthand term for almost anything that is viewed as undemocratic

02 July 2021
Curzonian Foreign Policy
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Curzonian Foreign Policy

Curzon’s strategic vision is slowly finding a place in India’s foreign policy objectives

18 June 2021
The Idea of Central Vista
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The Idea of Central Vista

In line with an India that is on the cusp of becoming a Great Power

04 June 2021
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The Ghost in Politics

The next time, BJP in West Bengal will have an army of activists who imbibed the lessons of failure

21 May 2021
A Political Transformation
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A Political Transformation

For the first time, the BJP is on the cusp of creating history in West Bengal

12 March 2021
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Where Politics Is Passion

The trick in an election is to balance the national appeal with local faces. Language matters, and often doesn’t matter

26 February 2021
The Mother of All Elections
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The Mother of All Elections

A fierce do-or-die confrontation between the doughty Mamata Banerjee and the BJP

12 February 2021
The Rites of Liberation
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The Rites of Liberation

The Rites of Liberation The Modi government held its nerve and enhanced India’s faith in itself

05 February 2021
A New Breed of Public Figures
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A New Breed of Public Figures

Those who seek to combine an update on current affairs with gladiatorial entertainment

29 January 2021

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, 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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