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

Kissinger And Gromyko
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
A Bangladeshi Remembers Rajiv Gandhi

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

29 May 2021
Life After Power

Some find it hard to adjust, some reinvent themselves

10 May 2021
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
The Nehru Appeal

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

23 November 2020
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
Dhaka Central

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

04 September 2020
Delhi’s Dhaka Dilemma

Should South Block be alarmed at Bangladesh’s increasing closeness to China?

22 August 2020
The Magic in Mohammad Rafi
The Magic in Mohammad Rafi

Remembering the legendary singer on his death anniversary

31 July 2020
Bangladesh Scrambles to Contain Covid-19

The country’s economy and health resources are being overwhelmed by the pandemic

07 June 2020


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 is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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