ULKA ANJARIA is Assistant Professor, Department of English, Brandeis University, USA.
JOHN E CORT is Professor of Asian and Comparative Religion, Department of Religion, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, USA.
TANWEER FAZAL teaches at the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
AVIJIT GHOSH is the author of the national-award winning book, Cinema Bhojpuri (Penguin India, 2010), and the novel, Bandicoots in the Moonlight (Penguin India, 2008). He is Senior Editor at the The Times of India.
SOMAK GHOSHAL read English Literature at University College, Oxford, on a Rhodes Scholarship. He is presently an Assistant Editor with the editorial pages of The Telegraph. He writes on literature, politics, music and the visual arts.
DIPAK GYAWALI is an academician and Nepal's former Minister of Water Resources. He has been a visiting Professor of Water and Cultural Diversity at the United Nations University and also the Vice-chair of the technical committee of the UN World Water Development Report.
MOHAN GURUSWAMY heads the Centre for Policy Alternatives, New Delhi, an independent and privately funded think-tank. He is the author of several books on policy issues the latest being Chasing the Dragon: Will India Catch-up with China? (Dorling Kindersley/Pearson Education, 2011). A Harvard graduate, he is a frequent commentator on matters of current interest in the print and electronic media; and has held senior positions in government and industry.
PRATIK KANJILAL is publisher of The Little Magazine.
HIRANMAY KARLEKAR is Consultant Editor of The Pioneer and a writer. He is the author of Savage Humans and Stray Dogs: A Study in Aggression (Sage,2005), Bangladesh: The Next Afghanistan?(Sage, 2005) and In The Mirror of Mandal: Social Justice, Caste, Class and The Individual (Ajanta,1992)in English. His novels in Bengali are Bhabishyater Ateet (Dey's, 1994) and Meherunnisa (Dey's, 1994). He edited Independent India: The First Fifty Years, sponsored by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (Oxford University Press,1998).
NANDINI LAL is a Washington DC-based writer, editor and critic who has written widely in the media.
MANOJ MITTA is Senior Editor at the The Times of India.
NEEL MUKHERJEE debut novel, Past Continuous, won the Vodafone-Crossword Award in 2009. His second novel, The Lives of Others, will be out in 2013.
SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN is a freelance journalist based in New Delhi.
SEEMA MUSTAFA is a senior journalist based in Delhi.
A S PANNEERSELVAN is Executive Director of Panos Southasia.
SUDEEP PAUL is Assistant Editor (Editorial Pages) of The Indian Express, New Delhi.
SHYAM SARAN is a former Foreign Secretary of India. He was India's Ambassador in Myanmar from 1997 to 2001. He is currently Chairman of Research and Information Systems for Developing Countries and Senior Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research.
SUMIT SARKAR retired as Professor, Department of History, University of Delhi.
TANIKA SARKAR is Professor, Centre for the Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
NISHANT SHAH is the co-founder and Director-Research at the Bangalore based Centre for Internet and Society. He is the co-editor of the recently published 4 volume book Digital AlterNatives with a Cause? available for a digital download at www.cis-india.org
PAUL SHARRAD is Associate Professor in English Literatures at the University of Wollongong, Australia. His most recent book is Postcolonial Literary History
and Indian English Fiction, Cambria/Prestige 2009/2010).
ANIKENDRA NATH SEN is Chairman of Asia Pacific Communications Associates, a media company with a newspaper presence in Nepal and Mauritius. Ajournalist since 1973, he has previously worked in numerous organisations including ABC/Radio Australia and The Times of India.
HARSH SETHI is Consulting Editor of Seminar magazine.
AHMED SOHAIB teaches at the Centre for the Study of Comparative Religions and Civilizations, Jamia Millia Islamia. He works on early Buddhism.