PRAVEEN SWAMI is the recipient of the Sanskriti Award for his reporting of the Kargil war.
The Kargil War
Sharmistha Mohanty is the author of two previous works of fiction – Book One and New Life. She has also translated a selection of Tagore's fictional work, Broken Nest and Other Stories.
Alexandra Mikhailovna Kollontai (1872-1952) was a Russian revolutionary, writer, and diplomat. After the October Revolution, she was appointed People's Commissar for Social Welfare. Her diplomatic
Leon Trotsky (1879-1940) was one of the most influential Marxist revolutionaries and thinkers of the twentieth century. A key figure in the October Revolution of 1917 as part of the Bolshevik
Teacher, singer, activist and writer Sumangala Damodaran is known for her work on the musical tradition of the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA), an outfit of leftist theatre artiste
Amit Bhaduri is one of the foremost economists of our time. Professor Emeritus at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi and selected in 2002 as one of the 'professor of clear fame' thro
Saralabebi Chaudhurani (9 September 1872 – 18 August 1945) was a social reformer who founded the first women's organization in India called the Bharat Stree Mahamandal in Allahabad in 1910.
Ralph Miliband (1924-1994) was one of the key intellectual figures of the British New Left. He was the founder of the Socialist Register and author of Marxism and Politics, Parliamentary Socialism
Manoranjan Byapari has worked in many kinds of jobs and also been writer-in-residence at Alumnus Software, Calcutta. He never went to school or university. He is a popular writer in the literary ma
Manjit Kumar has a degree in physics and philosophy. He is deputy editor of the journal Paradigm, and a tutor at the City Literary Institute, London.
Irfan Habib is Professor Emeritus of History at the Aligarh Muslim University. He is the author of The Agrarian System of Mughal India, 1556–1707 (1963, revised edition 1999), An Atlas o
Clara Zetkin was a German Marxist theorist, activist, and fighter for women's rights. In 1911, she organized the first International Women's Day.