MAHTAB ALAM is a civil rights activist and journalist. He co-edits IndiaResists.com.
JAVED ANAND is co-editor, Communalism Combat, and general secretary, Muslims for Secular Democracy.
AMITA BAVISKAR is a sociologist who works on the cultural politics of environment and development in urban and rural India. She is at the Institute of Economic
DILIP BOBB is Group Editor, Features & Special Projects at The Indian Express and also oversees the features section of the Financial Express.
DARIUS COOPER teaches Critical Thinking at San Diego Mesa College, USA. He recently published his first collection of poems Beyond the Chameleon’s
Skill (Poetrywalla, 2013). His first collection of short stories The Fuss About Queens and other stories will be published by OM Books.
ANTARA DAS studied English Literature at Jadavpur University and has previously worked with the Hindustan Times, The Indian Express and
SWAPAN DASGUPTA is a political commentator and columnist.
V GEETHA is a feminist writer and translator, interested in caste, labour, history and education. Currently, she is Editorial Director, Tara Books, Chennai.
RAKESH KALSHIAN is a freelance writer based in New Delhi and editor of the sporadic science magazine Periscope.
MINI KAPOOR is a consulting editor with The Indian Express.
ANANT MARINGANTI is asocial scientist based in Hyderabad. He is widely published in national and international academic and popular journals. He is
currently director of Hyderabad Urban Lab, a multidisciplinary urban research programme.
PARTHA MUKHOPADHYAY is an economist and senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.
RATNA RAMAN is Associate Professor of English at Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi. She is a regular contributor to Hardnews, Confluence and
the Chandigarh Tribune. Her doctoral dissertation was on Doris Lessing. Her interests include women’s writing, Twentieth-century fiction and poetry and
ZAC O'YEAH is a novelist and critic. He writes the literary column ‘Criminal Mind’ for the newspaper supplement Mint Lounge and his latest novel is
Mr Majestic! The Tout of Bengaluru.
SUDEEP PAUL is an assistant editor with the Opinion Pages of The Indian Express, New Delhi.
MITALI SARAN is a writer and critic based in New Delhi.
NAVTEJ SARNA is a diplomat and author of the novels The Exile and We Weren't Lovers Like That as well as the short story collection Winter Evenings.
His non-fiction works include The Book of Nanak; Folk Tales of Poland and a translation of Guru Gobind Singh’s Zafarnama. His most recent work is Savage
Harvest, a translation of Punjabi Partition short stories.
SONAL SHAH is associate editor at The Caravan and former editor of Time Out Delhi.
LAKSHMI SUBRAMANIAN is currently Professor of History and Dean academic at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. She has several
books and publications to her credit, including From the Tanjore Court to the Madras Music Academy: A Social History of Music in South India (OUP, 2006) and
New Mansions for Music: Performance, pedagogy and criticism (Social Science Press, 2008).
K S SUBRAMANIAN was a Member of the Concerned Citizens’ Tribunal on Gujarat 2002 led by Justice VR Krishna Iyer. He is the author of the recently
published Security, Governance and Democratic Rights: Essays on the Northeast (Niyogi Books, 2014).
SALIL TRIPATHI is contributing editor at Mint and The Caravan and lives in London. Author of Offence: The Hindu Case, he is writing a book on the
Bangladesh war that Aleph Book Company will publish.
RATNAKAR TRIPATHY is a senior research fellow at the Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI), Patna, Bihar. His main interest areas are the Indian
culture industry, popular culture, migration, and philosophy of social sciences.