Valson Thampu

Rev Dr Valson Thampu is the former principal of St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi

Ryan International School, Gurugram
Guest Column
Let Us Be Indignant, But also Rational

When it comes to administering institutions it is the same old story

13 September 2017
Totem and Triumphalism
Totem and Triumphalism

Today we do not know if we are eating food, or if the food we eat is, in fact, eating us

28 April 2017
Ravindra Gaikwad: Might is Right
Ravindra Gaikwad: Might is Right

Law is a brittle cobweb in our country for those who have the requisite clout

24 March 2017
Narendra Modi
Guest Column
UP and Beyond: The National Inflection Point

Modi’s popularity continues to consolidate itself, not in spite of, but because of his gambles

17 March 2017
The Power of a Woman’s Spirit
Guest Column
The Power of a Woman’s Spirit

Man’s strength, the muscular traction, is a pale and paltry thing in comparison

06 March 2017
Women, Land and Politicians
Guest Column
Woman, Land and Politician

The sexist statements by politicians against women in public life is a variant of the domestic aberration of wife beating

28 February 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching 'Swachh Bharat' campaign in New Delhi on 2 October, 2014
Where Modi Got It Wrong

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan remains stuck because this patently unheroic mission is cast in a heroic mould

02 February 2017
Oh, Jallikattu!
Oh, Jallikattu!

What the movement reveals about youth, culture and identity

25 January 2017
Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945), chancellor of Germany, is welcomed by supporters at Nuremberg
Democracy on the Edge

It’s not just another form of government, it’s a social project

24 January 2017
The Fiefdom Struggle
Assembly Elections 2017
The Fiefdom Struggle

The patricide in Lucknow is good for democracy

19 January 2017


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

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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