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Vinay Lal

Vinay Lal is Professor of History and Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of several books on politics and culture

Essay
Truth On Trial

On March 18, 1922, Gandhi pleaded guilty and won a moral victory

18 March 2022
Books
The Right Rebels

Pramod Kapoor restores the Royal Indian Navy Mutiny to its proper place in the history of the freedom struggle

11 March 2022
Cover Stories
Singing the Nation

We can begin to have a better conception of the extraordinary place of Lata in the life of the nation when we imagine how she not only embodied the nation but sang the nation

11 February 2022
Essay
The Culture of Caste

The sociology of violence in popular cinema

26 November 2021
Essay
The Enigma of Udham Singh

Jallianwala Bagh and the solitude of revenge

05 November 2021
An Objective History
Books
An Objective History

Vidya Dehejia’s chosen artefacts relive the past, speak to the present, and occasionally portend the future

16 July 2021
Misreading the Mahatma
Essay
Misreading the Mahatma

Gandhi was not enough for Naipaul. Why he was wrong

04 June 2021
Is Reason Infected?
Cover Stories
Is Reason Infected?

Science and civil society in the year of the plague

26 March 2021
The Dream Work of America
Cover Stories
The Dream Work of America

The myth of the indispensable nation

22 January 2021
The Bitter Pill of American Democracy
Essay
The Bitter Pill of American Democracy

The morning after

06 November 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 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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