Sandeep Balakrishna

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Writer, author, and translator. Author of the bestselling "Tipu Sultan: The Tyrant of Mysore," "The Madurai Sultanate: A Concise History," and "Seventy Years of Secularism." English translator of Dr. S L Bhyrappa's blockbuster Kannada novel, "Aavarana".

The Chronicles of a Lapsed Marxist

In response to the Karnataka state unit of the BJP Yuva Morcha, which sent him a legal notice, alleged historian Ramachandra Guha reposted a...

The Gauri Lankesh Saga: When the Lush Green Western Ghats Turned...

IN THIS SERIES Part 1: The Murder of Gauri Lankesh: Lawlessness in Karnataka Part 2: The Gauri Lankesh Saga: Erasing the Line between Kannada Literature and Politics One...

The Gauri Lankesh Saga: Erasing the Line between Kannada Literature and...

Read Part 1: The Murder of Gauri Lankesh: Lawlessness in Karnataka When we trace the roots of Gauri Lankesh’s diehard love for Naxalism and Naxals,...

The Murder of Gauri Lankesh: Lawlessness in Karnataka

It’s certainly a gruesome way to die right in front of your own house with multiple bullets riddling your body. That much can be...

CNN and NDTV and the Global Left-Liberal Media: Sheep in Sheep’s...

Circa May 2014, India and circa November 2016, USA were notable for two things: one, the collapse of the hegemony of a global Left-Liberal...