B. T. Ranadive (1904-1990) was a leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the General Secretary of the Centre for Indian Trade Unions.
The first socialist state in history lasted only seventy years. This is a very small period of time in the scope of world history. Its achievements have been pilloried – its demise being the ...
G.N. Devy, a literary scholar and cultural activist, writes in three languages – Marathi, Gujarati and English, and has received prestigious literary awards for his works in all three languag
Paulo Varela Gomes (28 October 1952 - 30 April 2016) was a Portuguese critic, writer, historian of architecture and professor. He was also the presenter of two television documentary series for the
Sayyid Ahmad Khan (1817–1898) was one of the architects of modern India and the founder of the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College, which later became the Aligarh Muslim University.
Saskia Wieringa is Director of the International Information Centre and Archives for the Women's Movement in Amsterdam. She has written and edited 14 books, including two books of fiction, and num
M.R. SHARAN grew up in Manipal in Karnataka, then a quiet university town sandwiched between the hills andthe sea. He loves reading, cricket, writing, music and quantitative research on development
Harivansh Rai Bachchan (27 November 1907 - 18 January 2003) was a well-known Hindi poet.
Grace Lee Boggs is a philosopher and activist based in Detroit. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, she has chronicled her life in struggle in the autobiographical Living for Change. The James and