PURUSHOTTAM AGRAWAL is a scholar of Bhakti. He was a consultant with OXFAM India for their Violence Mitigation and Amelioration Project
(VMAP). He served as a professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University and as a member of the Union Public Service Commission. He is currently working
on the Mahabharata.|
KUNAL AMBASTA is Assistant Professor at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and an Advocate in the High Court of Karnataka.
SUVOJIT BAGCHI is a journalist based in Kolkata.
NITOO DAS is a birder, caricaturist and poet. She teaches English at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi.
DARRYL DíMONTE chairs the Forum of Environmental Journalists of India (FEJI) and lives in Mumbai.
DILIP DíSOUZA is a writer. He has won several awards for his writing and has published six books. He lives in Bombay.
MOHAN GURUSWAMY is a Visiting Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and the Forum for Strategic Initiatives, New Delhi, and heads the
Centre for Policy Alternatives, New Delhi. Author of several books on policy issues, his latest is Chasing the Dragon: Will India Catch-up with China?
SALMAN HAIDAR is a former diplomat who held ambassadorial assignments in Bhutan, China and the UK and served in Egypt, Afghanistan and the
UN. He retired as Foreign Secretary
SOPAN JOSHI is a freelance journalist and currently is a Research Fellow at the Gandhi Peace Foundation in New Delhi, which in July 2016 brought
out his first book Jal Thal Mal. It explores the science and history of sanitation from a socio-environmental perspective, in Hindi.
LATHA JISHNU is an independent journalist and columnist who writes on trade, politics and development concerns.
SANJAY KAK is a documentary filmmaker and writer. His film Jashn-e-Azadi (How we celebrate freedom, 2007) and the edited anthology Until My
Freedom Has Come Ė The New Intifada in Kashmir (2011) are both about the uncovering of contemporary Kashmir.
HIRANMAY KARLEKAR is Consultant Editor of The Pioneer. He was a former editor of the Hindustan Times and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard.
He is the author of Bangladesh: The Next Afghanistan? (Sage, 2005) and Endgame in Afghanistan: For Whom the Dice Rolls (Sage, 2012).
ANANT MARINGANTI is an independent writer based in Hyderabad.
SHALINI MUKERJI is an independent writer and editor. She blogs at http://fisheyedlens.wordpress.com/
RANJIT NAIR is the President of the World Institute for Advanced Study & Director of the Centre for Philosophy & Foundations of Science,
AMRITA NARAYANAN is a clinical psychologist, writer and Homi Bhabha Fellow.
MUDAR PATHERYA worked for nine years as a cricket writer for Sportsworld.
KUNAL RAY teaches English Literature at FLAME University, Pune and occasionally writes on art and culture.
HARSH SETHI is Consultant Editor of Seminar.
KARTHIK VENKATESH is an editor with a publishing firm and a freelance writer and reviewer. He lives in Bangalore. The views expressed in his
review are personal.
JAVED IQBAL WANI has completed his PhD from the Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London.