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Dileep Padgaonkar

Arvind N. Das (6.9.1948 - 6.8.2000)
Editor Emeritus:
Sham Lal
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Manisha Sethi
Publisher & Art Director: Brinda Datta

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- Nehru: A Tryst With Destiny by Stanley Wolpert Kanchan Gupta
- Warts and all Arvind N. Das
- Everybody Loves a Good Droughts: Stories from India's Poorest Districts by P. Sainath Dileep Padgaonkar
- Footloose Labour: Working in India's Informal Economy
by Jan Breman
Dilip Simeon
- Radical needs and moderate reforms. An extract from Indian
Development: Selected Regional Perspectives
edited Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen
- Environmental Politics: Peoples' Lives and Development Choices
by Sumi Krishna
Darryl D'Monte
- Give us Credit by Alex Counts Parijat Das
- Of Writing, Heritage and the Other. An Interview with Jacques Derrida Nikhil Padgaonkar
- Powers and Prospects: Reflections on Human Nature and the Social Order by Noam Chomsky Praful Bidwai
- Some Trouble with Cows: Making Sense of Social Conflict
by Beth Roy
Satish Saberwal
- India's Northeast Resurgent: Ethnicity, Insurgence, Governance, Development by B. G. Verghese Debashish Munshi
- The Dance of Siva: Religion, Art and Poetry in South India by
David Smith
R. Champakalakshmi
- Origin and Development of Hindi/Urdu Literature by Madan Gopal K. P. S. Gill
- The Man behind the Screen: A profile of Manohar Shyam Joshi Ira Pande
- The First Man by Albert Camus, translated from the French by David Hapgood S. Prasannarajan
- The Inspector Ghote Mysteries: An Omnibus by H. R. F. Keating Anikendra Nath Sen
- Devi: Tales of the Goddess in Our Time by Mrinal Pande Namita Gokhale
- Bertrand Russell: The Spirit of Solitude by Ray Monk P. C. Chatterjee
- The Tailor of Panama by John le Carré Siddhartha Deb
- The Nowhere Man Pico Iyer
- Yatra 6: Writings from the Indian Subcontinent edited by
Alok Bhalla and Gagan Gill, Katha Prize Stories: Volume 6 edited
by Geeta Dharmarajan and Meenakshi Sharma
Anita Roy
- The History of Modern Education in India by S. C. Ghosh B. M. Sankhdher
- Nautch Girls of India: Dancers Singers Playmates by Pran Nevile Jagmohan Mahajan
- The Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists by David, Ian, John and
Margaret Millar
Shobhit Mahajan
- A Second Glance
- Eggheads and Pigeonholes Sridhar Balan
SRIDHAR BALAN is General Manager, Sales, with Oxford University Press.
PRAFUL BIDWAI, freelance journalist and political activist, is a Fellow at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi.
R. CHAMPAKALAKSHMI teaches ancient Indian history at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
P. C. CHATTERJEE, former Director-General, All India Radio, writes regularly on social and philosophical subjects.
PARIJAT DAS writes on gender studies and international banking.
SIDDHARTHA DEB is with The India Magazine in New Delhi.
K. P. S. GILL, former Chief of Police, Punjab takes a special interest in literature and films.
NAMITA GOKHALE is a novelist. Her latest book is A Himalayan Love Story.
KANCHAN GUPTA is Director, S. P. Mookerjee Research Foundation, New Delhi.
PICO IYER is the author of the well known travel books, The Lady and the Monk and Falling off the Map. His latest book is a novel, Cuba and the Night.
JAGMOHAN MAHAJAN is the author of several books on British artists in India. His latest book is The Grand Indian Tour: Travels and Sketches of Emily Eden.
SHOBHIT MAHAJAN teaches at the Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi.
DEBASHISH MUNSHI, a former special correspondent of The Times of India, was based in the North East for three years and has written on the region extensively.
NIKHIL PADGAONKAR, a graduate in social anthropology and philosophy, has a master's degree in development studies from the Institute of Social Studies at The Hague, and is currently working on his doctoral thesis on Martin Heidegger.
S. PRASANNARAJAN is with The Indian Express, New Delhi.
ANITA ROY is an editor with Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
SATISH SABERWAL taught sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
B. M. SANKHDHER, the author of several books on modern Indian history, teaches at the School of School of Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
DILIP SIMEON is a historian and a specialist on labour studies.
ANIKENDRA NATH SEN is Director, Television, with Asia-Pacific Communication Associates, New Delhi.

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