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Zareer Masani

Zareer Masani is a historian and broadcaster. He is the author of Macaulay: Pioneer of India’s Modernisation

The Sword of Nehru
Books
The Sword of Nehru

Are we still paying for the sins of the first secular, socialist Prime Minister?

24 January 2020
Why India Owes Kashmir Independence
Essay
Why India Owes Kashmir Independence

A war we cannot win

09 August 2019
Jallianwala Bagh (13.04.1919)
Cover Stories
Jallianwala Bagh: 100 years On

One hundred years between history and memory

28 March 2019
With Mira Behn (on his left) and Madan Mohan Malaviya (in turban) at a dairy show in London, 1931
Essay
The Man and the Mahatma

A majestic biography focuses far more on Gandhi’s relations with opponents like Ambedkar and Jinnah than with his own favourite protégé Jawaharlal Nehru

27 September 2018
Economic Lessons From the Raj
Essay
Economic Lessons From the Raj

The myth of colonial plunder

09 August 2018
Nehru and Jinnah, 1946
Cover Stories
All for the Sake of Nehru

Jinnah’s Pakistan demand was more tactical than practical

10 May 2018
A portrait of Warren Hastings
Essay
Did Britain Educate India?

Empire of the mind

05 October 2017
Jawaharlal Nehru and Minoo Masani in 1945
Freedom Issue 2017: Essay
Throwing out Secular Nehru with the Socialist Bathwater

The end of an idea that was Indian politics’ greatest contradiction

10 August 2017
Warren Hastings
Essay
Warren Hastings ‘Loved India a Little More Than His Own Country’

On the 70th anniversary of India’s independence, let’s redeem Warren Hastings from the worst trial of history

06 April 2017

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 nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

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. Views are personal

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