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- Karmabhumi by Premchand, translated from Hindi by Lalit Srivastava; My Life and Times by Premchand, recreated from his works by Madan G Nilanjana S. Roy
- Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra Arshia Sattar
- The Menagerie and Other Byomkesh Bakshi Mysteries by Saradindu Bandyopadhyay; translated from the Bengali by Sreejata Guha Jai Arjun Singh
- Page 3 Murders by Kalpana Swaminathan Siddharth Chowdhury
- No Onions Nor Garlic by Srividya Natarajan S. Anand
- R.K. Narayan’s comedy: Remembering the writer in his centenary year Ranga Rao
- The End of Innocence by Moni Mohsin Ranjana Sengupta
- An unbottled genie: Television in Asia Robin Jeffrey
- Chanakya on camera: History, television and Indian nationalism Nalin Mehta
- A tale of two women: Political economy and the concept of hyper-reality
in Indian soaps
Maya Ranganathan
- Local, not quite: The state of regional language television in India Sashi Kumar
- Non-stop news: The changing global landscape of 24x7 satellite news Mugdha Rai and Simon Cottle
- Cricket, television, globalisation: Defining India in the 1990s Boria Majumdar
- Indonesia’s broadcasting jungle Sirikit Syah
- Living with the media: Citizens, audiences and the mediatisation of the
2004 Indonesian Election
Philip Kitley
- The first Chinese sitcom: A reflection of changes in the Chinese cultural
sphere in the early 1990s
Yongli Su
- Korean waves hit Japanese shores: The implications of the popularity of Korean TV dramas for identity politics in contemporary Japan Eiko Hasegawa
- A Hack’s Progress by Phillip Knightley Partha Chatterjee
- Warrior of the Fourth Estate: Ramnath Goenka of the Express by B.G.Verghese Jawed Naqvi
- Secrets and Lies: The True Story of the Iraq War by Dilip Hiro Amit Sengupta
- St. Stephen’s College: A History by Ashok Jaitly and Interesting
Times in India: A Short Decade at St. Stephen’s College
by Daniel O’Connor
Bhaskar Ghose
- Interrogating Indian education: An Introduction Seema Alavi
- Crossroads in the history of education Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
- Between policy and pedagogy: Issues in the education of tribal children Geetha B. Nambissan
- Social inclusion: The need to make schools ‘Muslim friendly’ Azra Razzack
- Perspective from below: Viewing Social Sciences from a Dalit perspective Vivek Kumar
- ‘Me-too’: How Indian are the Indian Institutes of Management? Bernard D’Mello
- Wanted—a virtuous cycle: Challenges facing the implementation of the
Right to Education Bill
Nalini Juneja
- Educating minority educators Mohammad Mian
SEEMA ALAVI is Zakir Husain Professor of History, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

S. ANAND reports for Outlook from Chennai. He is the co-publisher of Navayana.

SABYASACHI BHATTACHARYA, formerly Professor of History, JNU and Vice-Chancellor of Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, has edited Educating the Nation: Documents on the Discourse National Education (2003), Development of Women’s Education in India: A Collection of Documents (2001), Education and the Disprivileged (2002).

PARTHA CHATTERJEE is a film maker, critic based in Delhi.

SIMON COTTLE is with Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University.

SIDDHARTH CHOWDHURY is author of the novel Patna Roughcut (Picador, 2005) and the short story collection Diksha at St. Martin’s (Srishti, 2002). In 2005 he translated into Hindi Eliot Weinberger’s limited edition prose-poem “The Stars" with etchings by Vija Celmins for the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York. He works as Editor with the House of Manohar.

BERNARD D’MELLO is an alumnus of IIT Bombay and IIM Calcutta. He is currently Deputy Editor of the Economic and Political Weekly, Mumbai.

BHASKAR GHOSE read in St. Stephen’s College, was a civil servant, and is now Media Adviser to the Speaker, Lok Sabha and Chief Executive, Lok Sabha Television.

ROBIN JEFFREY is Director, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies and Convenor, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra.

NALINI JUNEJA is a Senior Fellow at NIEPA, New Delhi.

PHILIP KITLEY heads the School of Social Sciences, Media and Communications, University of Wollongong, Australia.

VIVEK KUMAR teaches Sociology at JNU, New Delhi. He is author of Dalit Leadership in Indian and India’s Roaring Revolution: Dalit Assertion and New Horizons .

SASHI KUMAR is Chairman, Media Development Foundation and Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. He is also the founder of India’s first Malayalam TV network, Asianet.

BORIA MAJUMDAR is a research fellow at La Trobe University Melbourne and is the General Editor of the Routledge Series Sport in the Global Society alongwith J.A. Mangan. His forthcoming book The Illustrated History of Indian Cricket will be published by Roli Books in October 2006.

NALIN MEHTA is a Ph.D scholar at La Trobe University, Melbourne. He is a former political correspondent and anchor with NDTV.

MOHAMMED MIAN is the Dean of Faculty of Education, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

GEETHA B. NAMBISSAN is Professor, Sociology of Education, Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

JAWED NAQVI is a Delhi-based journalist and writes for Dawn, Karachi.

MUGDHA RAI is with the Media and Communications Program, University of Melbourne.

RANGA RAO is a novelist, short story writer, translator, teacher and critic.

MAYA RANGANATHAN teaches at Manipal Institute of Communication, Karnataka and is also an Honorary Research Fellow at Monash Asia Research Institite, Melbourne.

AZRA RAZZACK is a Reader, Department of Education, University of Delhi and Senior Consultant, Prime Minister’s Committee (For preparation of a Report on the Social, Economic and Educational Status of the Muslim Community of India).

NILANJANA S. ROY is a freelance writer based in New Delhi.

MITALI SARAN is a freelance writer based in New Delhi.

ARSHIA SATTAR has been reviewing books for national magazines and papers for the last 15 years.

RANJANA SENGUPTA is a journalist; her forthcoming book is on Delhi after 1947. She is currently based in Islamabad, Pakistan.

YONGLI SU is a Ph.D. scholar in Faculty of Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra.

JAI ARJUN SINGH is a Delhi-based freelance journalist. Some of his writings on books and films can be found at his blog Jabberwock ( ).

SIRIKIT SYAH is former Chairman, Broadcasting Commission in East Java and Vice Chairman of Surabaya School of Mass Communication.

EIKO HASEGAWA is a Ph.D. scholar in the School of Sociology, Australian National University, Canberra.

AMIT SENGUPTA is a senior Delhi-based journalist, till recently, Editor, Commentary and Analysis, Tehelka.


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