Ramu Ramanathan is a Mumbai-based journalist and playwright. His plays include Cotton 56, Polyester 84, Jazz, Comrade Kumbhakarna, Postcards from Bardoli, Mahadevbhai 1892–1942, Collabor
Narendra Achyut Dabholkar (1 November 1945 – 20 August 2013) was a medical doctor and rationalist from Maharashtra. To help eradicate superstition, he founded in 1989 the Maharashtra Andhashr
Sipra Mukherjee is Professor, Department of English, WestBengal State University. Her research interests are religion, caste and power. Her interest in the literature of the margins began with rese
A.R. Vasavi, a Social Anthropologist, was formerly a professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. Her academic interests are in the field of sociology of India, agrarian stud
Nicholas Bouvier (6 March 1929 - 7 February 1998) was a Swiss traveller, writer and photographer.
Anupama Rao is TOW Associate Professor, History and MESAAS, Barnard College, Columbia University, and Senior Editor, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. She has research
Shamsul Islam is a left activist, author, and theatre person based in Delhi. His notable books include Know the RSS (2000), Golwalkar’s We, or Our Nationhood Defined (2006), and Muslims Against P
Jayshree P. Mangubhai is Research Programme Director at the Centre for Social Equity and Inclusion, New Delhi. She has worked as a consultant for human rights for many years.