Rana Safvi is an author and historian with a passion for culture and heritage. She is the founder and moderator of the #shair platform on Twitter, credited with reviving popular interest in Urdu poetry.
Sashi Kumar is a journalist, broadcaster, documentary and feature filmmaker, media thinker and initiator. He launched the Asianet satellite television channel and cable network in the early 1990s.
Suhita Sinha Roy (1949–2010) taught history in Jhargram Raj College, Chandernagore College and Lady Brabourne College, Calcutta University, from 1979 to 2009. She was educated in Visva-Bharati U
Asa Briggs is the author of many books, including Victorian Cities, A Social History of England, and a five-volume series on the history of the BBC.
John Bellamy Foster is Professor of Sociology at the University of Oregon and editor of Monthly Review (New York). His most recent books are The Endless Crisis (with Robert W. McChesney, New York: