Woman and Her Riches- Film Review: Arundhati Sanyal NEW!

On The Conflicted Space of ChhitMahals: Arpita Chakraborty NEW!

Author in Focus: Sonora Jha

Mind the Gap: Otherness in Post-racial America: John Sweeney

The Burnt Shrine: A Personal Journey through Kashmir: Dr Sadaf Munshi

The Critical Question of National Form: (Post)- Marxism & Postcolonial Nation-State: Auritro Majumder

Whose Forests are these?: Swaralipi Nandi

Colored Minds, Colored People: Aparajita De

For Michael Jackson and America: John Bredin

On Slumdog Millionaire: Partha Banerji

A Poet Remembered: Ashley Tellis

Heterosexuals in Denial: Parul Bhandari

Violence Against Women- Are we Pitting Freedom Against Protection?: Oishik Sircar

English in an Uneven Land: Dr. Meenakshi Mukherjee

The Lying Memoirist:Is Truth Necessary: Gita DasBender

Of Synthesis and Empirical Metamorphosis: Hiren K Bose

Independence: Now not from whom But from what: Dilip Chitre

Author in Focus: An interview with Abha Dawesar

Apropos: the De-Brotheling of Fake Philanthropy: Partha Banerjee

The Rhetoric goes on:Kumar Sankar Bhattacharya (pursuing a doctorate in English at Drew University, New Jersey)

We Are Not Communal...Perhaps: Shabnam Nadiya also published in Victory Day Special Supplement of the New Age, Bangladesh

In bad faith (previously published in The Hindustan Times) Dr. Badri Raina, Professor of English, University of Delhi

Ten years after the demolition: M Yusuf Khan (Retired Wing Commander, IAF) Also published in The Pioneer

Delhi Diary: Smita Maitra (Editor, Cerebration)also published in The Little Magazine

Swansong of Unity: The National Anthem of Sri Lanka: Sanjana Hattotuwa, Research Associate at the Centre for Policy Alternatives, Colombo

Please note that the views of the columnists are not necessarily the view of the editors of this magazine.


Unrolling pages of Indian History: My Sojourn at Royal Rajasthan: Bani Dhir

Tagore Again/Tagore Always: For an Understanding of Tagore or Ourselves?: Arunima Ray

Resistance and Express Art in the Valley of Kashmir: Fahad Shah

Author in Focus: Siddhartha Gigoo

Author in Focus: Mirza Waheed

Interview with Anusha Rizvi, Director, Peepli Live

The Oxford Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry: An overview and the politics of inclusion and exclusion: Tulika Bahuguna

The Romance of The Train Journey: Tushar Malhotra

A Challenge called Dilip Chitre: Sachin Ketkar

For one last time: Slumdog Millionare!: Amrita Ghosh

The Pink Elephant: Naveed Ejaz

Trains Bound for Elsewhere: David Keplinger

America's New Immigrant Civil Rights Movement: Dr. Partha Banerjee

You can't wish away reservation: Sunil Sethi

Ant-Reservation Protest: Shoring up Privilege: Dr Badri Raina

Author in Focus: An interview with William Dalrymple

Born into Brothels A Review by Sanjna N. Singh

Tsunami: An Afterword -- Opportunities and Dangers: Sanjana Hattutowa, Rotary World Peace Scholar at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

The Third Pasture: Nadeem Paracha ( Pakistani activist and well known journalist)

Votes, Lies and Videotapes: Smita Maitra (Editor, Cerebration)

Beginnings of a Modi-fied world view: M Yusuf Khan (Retired Wing Commander, IAF) also published in The Pioneer

Muslim existence at two levels: M Yusuf Khan (Retired Wing Commander, IAF) Also published in The Pioneer

A Gender Specific Fetish: Amrita Ghosh (Editor, Cerebration)


Web Graphics and design by Smita Maitra * Background graphic by Kabir Kashyap* concept by Amrita Ghosh

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