Sabitri Roy was the author of many novels and short stories, all focusing on the political and social issues of her time.
Ashraf Aziz received his schooling in East Africa. But his real schooling had started much earlier at home – in Hindustani film songs, which became a life-long passion. After attending the Ma
Maurice Campbell Cornforth (1909-1980) was a British Marxist philosopher. He is the author of several popular works such as Science versus Idealism (1946), The Theory of Knowledge (1954)
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
Rustom Bharucha is Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.
Rada IvekoviÄ‡, philosopher, writer and feminist was born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia. She is currently Programme Director at the Collège International de Philosophie, Paris. She has taught at
Wandana Sonalkar is a retired Professor of Women's Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
Gail Omvedt (born 2 August 1941) is an American-born Indian scholar who has written extensively on caste and Dalit politics. She is the author of Dalits and the Democratic Revolution (1994), Buddhi
Harkishan Singh Surjeet (23 March 1916 - 1 August 2008) was a veteran Communist leader, one of the core that formed the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 1964 serving as its General Secretary f
K. Satyanarayana is Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at EFL University, Hyderabad, and the coeditor of two collections of Dalit writing from South India: From those Stubs, Steel Nibs Are Spr
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
Rahul Sankrityayan (1893–1963) was an Indian polymath who is often remembered as the father of Hindi travel writing. He was also known for his role in the revival of Buddhism in India, as co-foun
Dan Smith was Secretary-General of International Alert from 2003 to 2015 and also the former Director of the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo. He is author of The State of the World Atl
E.M.S. NAMBOODIRIPAD (1909–1998) was among India’s pioneering Communist leaders and a Marxist theoretician of enormous stature. He became Chief Minister of Kerala on two occasions, in 1
Prof. Raosaheb K. Kale is an eminent scientist. He has taught at the School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is a prominent recipient of the ICMR Award (1996) for his or
Sirpa Tenhunen is an academy research fellow at the Academy of Finland and the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Helsinki.