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Swapan Dasgupta

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

The Lockdown Project
Columns
The Lockdown Project

If India is successful in pushing back the advance of the coronavirus, it would have achieved the impossible

27 March 2020
Honouring Jadunath Sarkar
Columns
Honouring Jadunath Sarkar

India’s foremost archivist-historian was a complete fusspot when it came to details

13 March 2020
What Happened in Delhi?
Columns
What Happened in Delhi?

It is easy in hindsight to blame riots on the threat of direct action by a small-time BJP leader

28 February 2020
AAP's Return
Columns
AAP's Return

How Delhi has changed in character over the years

14 February 2020
Budget 2020: The Right Course
Cover Stories
Budget 2020: The Right Course

Budget 2020 marks a break from the phase of expediency and presents the first draft of a coherent economic philosophy

07 February 2020
The Secret Sauce of JLF
Special
The Secret Sauce of JLF

As long as lit fests transcend people’s voting preferences they will thrive

31 January 2020
Act of Faith
Columns
Act of Faith

Why the Partition in the east was kept under wraps for seven decades

17 January 2020
The Fallacy of Liberal Angst
Essays
The Fallacy of Liberal Angst

Have the elites lost the argument?

27 December 2019
Conservative Sweep
Columns
Conservative Sweep

Boris Johnson's magic appealed to an electorate eager to leave the European Union

20 December 2019
Open Diary
Columns
India’s Culture of Obedience

Rahul Bajaj made the right noises but directed them wrongly

06 December 2019

Authors

Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

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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