Manjeet Ramgotra (SOAS): India's Republican Moment: Freedom in Nehru's Political Thought. Anindya Chaudhuri (Westat India): Public Policy in India. S. N. Balagangadhara, Esther Bloch, and Jakob De Roover (Ghent): Rethinking Colonialism and Colonial Consciousness: The Case of Modern India. Mudit Kapoor and Shamika Ravi (ISB): Why so Few Women in Politics? Evidence from India. Sarbapriya Ray (Calcutta) and Ishita Aditya (Burdwan): Revisiting the Law Regarding Prohibition of Violence Against Women in India. Amartya Sen on India’s women — the mixed truth. Bram De Ridder interviews Ambassador Neelam Deo on her career in the IFS and beyond. Saif Khalid on how activists launch "Dark is Beautiful" campaign to counter deep-rooted bias towards lighter complexion. Dan Kedmey on what DNA testing reveals about India’s caste system. Why can't Hinduism rid itself of fake gurus? Shikha Dalmia on how this "flaw" may be the price of avoiding dogmatism. He’s not the son of God: An article on atheism in India. The meaning of Sachin: The impending retirement of India's most famous cricketer warrants national introspection. Abhirup Bhunia on the emergence of two Indias: India’s urban middle class turns away from the public sector. Sraboni Bhaduri on thumbprinting a brand: Indian consumers tend to suffer guilt attacks whenever they “selfishly” consume something individually all by themselves. Raghuram Rajan on the case for India. The story of connected history: Roland Lardinois reviews Is Indian Civilization a Myth? by Sanjay Subrahmanyam.