Dhananjay Rai is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Contemporary Indian Political Theory
Democracy is an important milestone marking people’s history and present. Quintessentially, people’s democracy or hoi polloi democracy has two components. The first component depicts th...
Henry Veltmeyer is Professor of International Development Studies at Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas and at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax.
Born in 1926, Ajita Chakraborty specialized in psychiatry, retiring as professor of the Department of Neurology and later director of the Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (
P. Govinda Pillai (b. 1926) was born in Perumbavoor in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. Leaping into the country’s freedom movement during his student days, Pillai graduated from St. Xavier&
Vrinda Marwah is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas, Austin. She has worked in various capacities with the Delhi-based Sama, a resource group for women a
John Harriss is Professor of International Studies at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. He has been a visiting researcher at the Madras Institute of Development Studies and has published
Ira Pande is an editor, author and translator. Formerly a lecturer in Panjab University, Chandigarh, she is currently chief editor, IIC Publications. She is the author of Diddi: My Mother's Voice.<
Sikata Banerjee is Associate Dean, Humanities, and Professor, Women's Studies at the University of Victoria, British Columbia. Her publications include Make Me a Man: Masculinity, Hinduism and Nati
Lucinda Ramberg is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Cornell University. She is the author of the monograph, Given to the Goddess: South Indian Deva
Ravikumar is an activist-theoretician of the Dalit movement in Tamil Nadu and co-founder of Navayana Publishing. A legislator and general secretary of Viduthalai Ciruthaigal Katchi (VCK), he is a m
Goolam Vahed is Associate Professor of History at the University of KwaZulu Natal. He writes on histories of migration, ethnicity, religion, and identity formation among Indian South Africans.
Sadbhavna Trust works on building the strength and capacities of marginalized communities, especially women; helping them â€¨seek equality through participation in democratic discourse and the
Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin (1888-1938) was a Soviet politician and author. While he played an important role as a Bolshevik revolutionary and was closely involved with Lenin and Trotsky during
LAILA EL-HADDAD is a journalist, political analyst and social activist from Gaza. She and her two young children spend as much time in Gaza as they canÂ– but her spouse, a Palestinian physician
Prasanta Chakravarty is Associate Professor of English at the University of Delhi. He is also the editor of the web-journal humanitiesunderground.
Eva Golinger (born 19 February 1973) is an American-born lawyer who is now based in Venezuela.
Uma Rani holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Hyderabad. She specializes in labour and institutional economics, and has recently joined the International Institute of Labour Studies, I
Richard Miller Flanagan (born 1961) is an Australian novelist who lives in West Hobart, Tasmania. He is the author of The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould's Book of Fish and The Narrow Road to the
Renuka Ray became a Gandhian and a nationalist at sixteen when she met Mahatma Gandhi at the house of her uncle, Chittaranjan Das, in Calcutta. Aside from her political career, she was a well-known
Surabhi Chopra is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong. She researches transitional justice, national security and the rights of the poor.
Sandipan Baksi is Programme Coordinator, Foundation for Agrarian Studies, Bengaluru.
Achin Vanaik is a writer and social activist, a former Professor of Political Science at the University of Delhi, and a Delhi-based Fellow of the Transnational Institute, Amsterdam. He is the autho
Niraja Gopal Jayal is Professor at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance at JNU, New Delhi.
Deepa Ganesh has a master's in English literature. After a brief stint as an English lecturer, she became a journalist, and is presently Senior Assistant Editor with The Hindu, Bangalore. She is pa
Sunanda Khorgade works with the women's health programme at SEARCH and trains traditional birth attendants.
Michael Löwy (born 1938, Brazil) is a French Brazilian Marxist sociologist and philosopher. He is emeritus research director in social sciences at the CNRS (French National Center of Scientifi
Laura Waterman Wittstock is a former journalist and author of several publications, including We Are Still Here: A Photographic History of the American Indian Movement and Diverse Populations/Diver