Aakar Patel is Executive Director of Amnesty International India. A former editor, Patel is a senior columnist and a translator of Urdu and Gujarati works.
Anand Sahay is a senior journalist based in Delhi.
Anil Dharker is a senior columnist based in Mumbai.
Anita Katyal is a Rajpath insider who keeps tabs on the intrigues and conspiracies in the Delhi Durbar. Besides relishing political gup-shup, she is also keen on Bollywood gossip, is a Hindi movie buff, a foodie and a keen walker.
Antara Dev Sen is Editor of The Little Magazine.
Vice Admiral Arun Kumar Singh retired as Commander-in-Chief of the Navy's Eastern Naval Command in 2007. A nuclear and missile specialist trained in the former Soviet Union, he was also DG Indian Coast Guard.
Ashok Malik is senior fellow, Observer Research Foundation.
C Raj Kumar is the founding Vice-Chancellor of O P Jindal Global University and Dean of Jindal Global Law School.
Love them, hate them ignore them at national peril, is the 'babu guarantee' and Dilip Cherian's belief.
In his words: "I am just a professional writer, which means I don't do blogs and try and get money for whatever I write."