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
From the deaths of Yahya Khan and Zia to the tussle between Imran Khan and the military
Swinging political fortunes that defined the post-World War II era
As Bangladesh turns fifty, India learns to count on its friendly neighbour
Zia-ul-Haq to Edward Heath, a journalist relives his meetings with power people
From the long-serving Andrei Gromyko to the era-defining Henry Kissinger, it has been a job unlike any other
What if he had lived to get that second term in office?
Some find it hard to adjust, some reinvent themselves
Despite being destroyed by the Pakistan army, perhaps he would have done better as a politician if not blinded by hubris
For posterity, he remains a subcontinental giant who bestrode the global stage
The argument that had he lived longer, Pakistan would have evolved into a proper democracy is pure sophistry
CELESTIAL HEROISM IS a bestseller, unless it is badly made. In it merges great survivor dramas and the romance of breaching the boundaries of human…
Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals
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 is the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj
Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation
Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.
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