Ralph Russell was the most well known authority on Urdu literature outside South Asia. His work on Urdu poetry in the late Mughal era, and his translation of Ghalib's poetry and prose is studied all over the world.
The autobiography of Ralph Russell, Marxist and celebrated Urdu scholar, offers a fascinating insight into some of the major 20th century events which have shaped our world today.
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
Vandana Shiva is a world-renowned environmental thinker and activist, a leader in the International Forum on Globalisation, and of the Slow Food Movement. Director of Navdanya and of the Research F