Vandana Shiva trained as a physicist prior to dedicating her life to the protection of India's biodiversity and food security. She is the author of numerous books and the recipient of numerous awards.
Patralekha Chatterjee focuses on development issues in India and emerging economies. She can be reached at email@example.com
The writer is a Delhi-based journalist.
Swapan Dasgupta is a senior journalist.
Irreverent, provocative, opinionated... Shobhaa De has been challenging status quo for four decades... and is at her best when she punctures inflated egoes. Readers can send feedback to www.shobhaade.blogspot.com