33 years ago, a (real) Yale grad was warning the world about a “Hindu Revolution”, spearheaded not by the BJP but, ironically, by the Congress

Were it not so obnoxious, it would have been easy to brush aside poll-time bilge of who is a real Hindu; what ‘gotra‘ Rahul Gandhi is; whether Congress is becoming …

The wisdom of a 90-year-old woman: Why every true Hindu should oppose Hindutva

At 90, Nayantara Sahgal remains a shining light on India’s intellectual firmament: clear, cogent, strong, resolute and fiercely independent. In 2014, Sahgal—Vijayalakshmi Pandit‘s daughter and Jawaharlal Nehru‘s niece—returned the Sahitya Akademi award …

Vinod Mehta on Arun Shourie, Dileep Padgaonkar

“India’s most independent, principled and irreverent editor” Vinod Mehta has just published a memoir. Titled Lucknow Boy, the editor-in-chief  of the Outlook* group of magazines, recaptures his four-decade journalistic journey via Debonair, The Sunday Observer, …