MEHER ALI is a doctoral student in the Department of History, Princeton University. She works on modern South Asia, focusing on questions of mass
politics, social movements and urban political culture|
APOORVANAND teaches Hindi at the University of Delhi and is a literary and cultural critic.
ASHUTOSH is Editor and founder of SatyaHindi.com and former Managing Editor of IBN7. His latest book is Hindu Rashtra (Context/Westland, 2019).
MANI SHANKAR AIYAR was India’s first Consul-General in Karachi, 1978-82, and has published his Pakistan Papers (UBSPD, 1994).
ROHIT BRIJNATH is an Assistant Sports Editor at The Straits Times, Singapore, and a co-author of Abhinav Bindra’s book A Shot At History: My Obsessive Journey To Olympic Gold.
SUPRIYA CHAUDHURI is Professor Emerita in the Department of English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
DARIUS COOPER retired from teaching at Mesa College, USA after 35 years. He is currently working on a study of Ritwik Ghatak.
DILIP D’SOUZA is a writer who lives in Bombay. His latest book, co-authored with Joy Ma, is The Deoliwallahs: The True Story of the 1962 Chinese-Indian Internment (Macmillan,2020).
S. GIRIDHAR is one of the earliest members of Azim Premji Foundation and currently Chief Operating Officer of Azim Premji University. He has coauthored
cricket books, writes regularly on public education and has written a book on India’s extraordinary school teachers.
MANOJ JOSHI is a Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. He is the author of Lost Rebellion: Kashmir in the Nineties
(Penguin Books, 1999, revised edition 2019).
TABISH KHAIR is an Associate Professor at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is the author of various books, including poetry collections, studies and novels. His
latest novels are Jihadi Jane (Penguin, 2016) and Night of Happiness (Picador, 2018).
BASAB MAJUMDAR is a banker currently based in London. His interests outside work include history, films and food. But it is sports that is his abiding
passion, especially cricket.
SURESH MENON is a cricket writer and sports editor. His books include Bishan: Portrait of a Cricketer and Pataudi: Nawab of Cricket.
DEB MUKHARJI is a former member of the Indian Foreign Service. He had served in Pakistan (1968-1971) and in Bangladesh (1977-1980). He was India’s
High Commissioner to Bangladesh from 1995-2000.
GANGEYA MUKHERJI is an independent researcher. His publications include Gandhi and Tagore: Politics, Truth and Conscience and An Alternative Idea of
India: Tagore and Vivekananda.
SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN teaches at the School of Journalism, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat.
MADHAV NAYAR has completed his Masters in Modern South Asian History from SOAS, University of London and is a freelance writer.
A. S. PANNEERSELVAN served as the Readers’ Editor for The Hindu for nine years. He is author of Karunanidhi: A Life (2021).
APARNA POPAT is a former Indian national badminton player. She is a two-time Olympian, has won four medals at the Commonwealth Games and holds the
national record for winning nine consecutive Senior National titles. She is television commentator and sports analyst.
RAJDEEP SARDESAI is a senior journalist and author who has spent over three decades in print and tv newsrooms. The founder-editor of the IBN 18
network, he is currently the Consulting Editor of India Today TV where he anchors a flagship prime time show. His books include 2014: The Election that
Changed India, 2019: How Modi Won India; Democracy’s XI: The Great Indian Cricket Story.
HARSH SETHI is a former Consulting Editor of Seminar.
KRISHNAN SRINIVASAN is a former Foreign Secretary of the Government of India who has published eight books and countless articles on
SATYAM VISWANATHAN is a consumer researcher and management professional. His writing spans culture, sports, and current affairs.