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Arvind N. Das (6.9.1948 - 6.8.2000)
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- Train through Pakistan. A Ride on Pakistan Railways from Karachi to
the Khyber Pass
Mark Tully
- Trainspotting. A critique of Pamela Rooks’ film version of Khushwant
Singh’s novel Train to Pakistan
Suvir Kaul
- Reinventing Tradition. An Essay on the effects of Nationalism on the Performing Arts as manifested in the Swarana festival Radhika Jha
- The Murder of History in Pakistan: A Critique of History Textbooks Used in Pakistan by K. K. Aziz;Sindh: The Land of Indus Civilisation
by Syed Abdul Quddus and Urdu: The Final Book by Ibn-e Insha
Arvind N. Das
- Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Pakistan 1966-1977 by Rafi Raza
Pushpesh Pant
- Societies and Military Power: India and its Armies by Stephen
Peter Rosen
Manoj Joshi
- The Battles of Zojila,1948 by Sudhir S. Bloeria Mohan Guruswamy
- Surrender at Dacca: Birth of a Nation by Lt. Gen J. F. R. Jacob Muchkund Dubey
- Wars and No Peace over Kashmir by Maroof Raza Dinesh Kumar
- The Crisis in Kashmir: Portents of War, Hopes of Peace
by Sumit Ganguly
Prem Shankar Jha
- Kashmir Diary: Psychology of Militancy by Major General Arjun Ray Mohan Guruswamy
- War Minus the Shooting by Mike Marqusse and Cricket: A Kind of Pilgrimage by Emma Levine Rajdeep Sardesai
- Of Mice and Men. Reminiscences of a Civil Servant E. N. Mangat Rai
- War by Stealth: Terrorism in India by Vijay Karan and Punjab: The Knights of Falsehood by K. P. S. Gill Dipankar Bhattacharya
- News of a Kidnapping by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Nilanjana S. Roy
- Beach Boy by Ardashir Vakil Rahul Singh
- Invisible City. An Essay on the Literary Life and Times of Bombay Ashok Banker
- Leave It to Me by Bharati Mukherjee Manju Sampat
- Children of the Lion by Carl Muller Ratna Raman
- Winter Companions and Other Stories by Neelum Saran Gour Subhadra Sen Gupta
- Mother of 1080 by Mahashweta Devi, translated by Samik
Bandyopadhyay and Rudali by Mahashweta Devi, play script by
Usha Ganguli
Gagan Gill
- Love in a Blue Time by Hanif Kureishi Siddhartha Deb
- Second Turn by M. T. Vasudevan Nair and The Eye of God by
N. P. Mohamed
Ranjini Rajagopal
- The Hindu Nationalist Movement in India by Christophe Jaffrelot K. N. Pannikar
- European Modernity and Beyond: The Trajectory of European
Societies 1945-2000
by Goran Therborn and Twentieth Century Imperialism by Rajen Haeshe
Achin Vanaik
- Writing Social History by Sumit Sarkar Rudrangshu Mukherjee
- Human Development in South Asia by Mahbub ul Haq Sanjaya Baru
- The Egalitarian Moment: Asia and Africa, 1950-1980 by D. A. Low Jan Bremen
- Women of Substance. Publishing Tales from the Women at
‘Kali for Women’
Ritu Menon, Urvashi Butalia and Jaya Banerji
ASHOK BANKER is a novelist and freelance writer based in Mumbai.
SANJAYA BARU is a senior consultant for research and information systems for non-aligned and other developing countries.
DIPANKAR BHATTACHARYA is a political activist.
JAN BREMEN is based in the Centre for Asian Studies in Amsterdam. His last book was Footloose Labour: Working in India’s Informal Economy.
SIDDHARTHA DEB is a freelance writer based in Delhi.
MUCHKUND DUBEY, former Foreign Secretary, is currently with the Council for Social Development, New Delhi.
GAGAN GILL is a writer. She recently edited Ram Kumar: A Journey Within and New Women Writing in Hindi, a special number of Yatra.
MOHAN GURUSWAMY is a columnist and public affairs analyst.
PREM SHANKAR JHA, columnist with The Hindu and Business Standard is a former editor of The Hindustan Times.
MANOJ JOSHI is a senior editor at India Today.
SUVIR KAUL teaches literature and critical studies at Stanford University; is currently Visiting Professor at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
DINESH KUMAR is special correspondent for The Times of India, New Delhi.
E. N. MANGAT RAI, formerly of the ICS, is the author of Commitment, My Style, a memoir of his days in the government. He now lives in retirement in Dehradun.
RUDRANGSHU MUKHERJEE is edit page editor of The Telegraph.
PUSHPESH PANT teaches at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and is a freelance TV scriptwriter.
K. N. PANNIKAR teaches at the School for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
RANJINI RAJAGOPAL is a freelance writer based in Delhi.
MANJU SAMPAT teaches at Elphinstone College, Mumbai.
RAJDEEP SARDESAI works for New Delhi Television (NDTV).
SUBHADRA SEN GUPTA is a literary critic who also writes books for children.
RATNA RAMAN teaches at Delhi University.
NILANJANA S. ROY is assistant features editor of the Business Standard.
RAHUL SINGH, columnist and writer, is a former editor of Reader’s Digest.
MARK TULLY has a long association with the BBC in India and frequently writes on the subcontinent. His last book was a collection of short stories called The Heart of India.
ACHIN VANAIK is senior fellow at the Nehru Memorial Library. He has recently written Communalism Contested: Religion, Modernity and Secularization.

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