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Syed Badrul Ahsan

Syed Badrul Ahsan is a Bangladeshi political analyst. His works include biographies of Bangladesh’s founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and its first prime minister Tajuddin Ahmad

Columns
The Tides of Change

Swinging political fortunes that defined the post-World War II era

10 January 2022
Essay
The Triumph of Realpolitik

As Bangladesh turns fifty, India learns to count on its friendly neighbour

03 December 2021
Columns
From Dictators to Democrats

Zia-ul-Haq to Edward Heath, a journalist relives his meetings with power people

19 October 2021
Kissinger And Gromyko
Columns
What Makes Foreign Ministers Tick

From the long-serving Andrei Gromyko to the era-defining Henry Kissinger, it has been a job unlike any other

15 June 2021
Columns
A Bangladeshi Remembers Rajiv Gandhi

What if he had lived to get that second term in office?

29 May 2021
Columns
Life After Power

Some find it hard to adjust, some reinvent themselves

10 May 2021
Columns
The Rise and Fall of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Despite being destroyed by the Pakistan army, perhaps he would have done better as a politician if not blinded by hubris

04 April 2021
Columns
The Nehru Appeal

For posterity, he remains a subcontinental giant who bestrode the global stage

23 November 2020
Columns
The Legacy of Jinnah

The argument that had he lived longer, Pakistan would have evolved into a proper democracy is pure sophistry

11 September 2020
Essay
Dhaka Central

South Asian stability depends on a stable relationship between India and Bangladesh

04 September 2020

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 the author of several books including the Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj (Bloomsbury)

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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