Alok Gupta is a lawyer and queer rights activist.
Law Like Love
With the landmark Delhi High Court victory in July 2009, sexuality and the law entered mainstream, legal and public discourse in India inviting both celebration and resistance. How do we understand...
Anirban Bhattacharya worked on plantation labour history in his PhD dissertation submitted in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He currently works as a senior researcher at the Centre f
Prabir Purkayastha is the editor of Newsclick.in. He is an engineer and a science activist in the power, telecom and software sectors. He is one of the founding members of the Delhi Science Forum.
Jagtar Singh, journalist and author, is one of the foremost authorities on Punjab, its politics and society, and particularly the politics of the Shiromani Akali Dal and Shiromani Gurudwara Praband
R. Chudamani (1931–2010) is a prolific and important twentieth-century Tamil writer, painter, who also wrote in English. She wrote over five hundred short stories, and several novellas, including
G.P. DESHPANDE (1938-2013) retired as Professor of Chinese Studies at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is the author of The World of Ideas in Modern M
Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955) was among the greatest short story writers of the Indian subcontinent. He also wrote plays, and worked in the Bombay film industry as a writer before migrating t
Sydney Gordon, an editor and writer, later lived and worked in Berlin.
Shrikant Verma (1931-86) was a central figure in the Nai Kavita movement in the late 1950s and the early 1960s. Born in Bilaspur, he did his Masters in Hindi from Nagpur University in 1956, then mo
Sarah Pinto is Professor of Anthropology at Tufts University, and author of Where There is no Midwife: Birth and Loss in Rural India (2008), and Daughters of Parvati: Women and Madness in Contempor
Sabitri Roy was the author of many novels and short stories, all focusing on the political and social issues of her time.