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

Brexit: An English Romance
Brexit: An English Romance

In Brexit the world has witnessed a clash of civilisations—and a vindication of Enoch Powell

30 June 2016
Arun Jaitley and Narendra Modi
The End of Ideology

The Arun Jaitley Budget, which also marks the 25th anniversary of the landmark Manmohan Singh Budget of 1991, envisions an India sustained by an enlightened state and a less skewed market

07 March 2016
Being a Conservative

Reconciling the eternal India with the changing India

24 December 2015
Open Essay
Will You Come Home?

Subhas Chandra Bose: Legend, legacy, folklore, conspiracy and the politics of hidden files

01 October 2015
A Loss of Character

The wild onrush of individualism and the vanishing sense of national purpose. Can India avert a moral decline?

12 August 2015
Shaming the Empire

There is more to the history of the Indo-British encounter than Shashi Tharoor’s polished rhetoric

30 July 2015
Arun Jaitley: The Renovator

The Race for Happiness in the Age of Irrational Exuberance

04 March 2015
The Clever Panditji and the Emotional Netaji

Nehru bided his time and came out trumps. Bose rebelled against the mainstream and found himself as an unsuccessful De Gaulle

13 November 2014
Stones of Empire

Tristram Hunt’s portraits of cities such as Calcutta, Delhi and Bombay bring to life the imperial mission

30 July 2014


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 a member of Rajya Sabha and the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

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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