April 7, 2016
In 2012, when the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student in New Delhi led to widespread protests and outrage across India, in...
Opinion
February 22, 2016
During the 1980s, Mohammad Afzal Guru dropped out of his medical degree program and crossed over the Line of Control into Pakistan-...
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February 7, 2016
The Jaipur Literary Festival is the largest free festival of its kind in the world, featuring critically-acclaimed writers representing...
Literature
February 5, 2016
Author's Preface What is truth? Who can tell what happened and why? These are questions we confront everyday of our lives, particularly in...
Opinion
December 16, 2015
Gandhi famously quipped that when a woman can walk without fear on a midnight street, India would have truly achieved independence. In the...
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December 6, 2015
“Groped in a train between Bandra and Dadar. First class compartment.” - Mumbai “I was going to Shahdara metro station. On the way a man...
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November 12, 2015
Between September 30 and October 1, BBC News and Al-Jazeera Asia ran headlines such as “ Indian man lynched over beef rumors ” and “ Indian...
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November 8, 2015
More than 6 months ago, I had flirted here with the idea that come 2019, when India goes to vote in the world’s largest exercise of its...
Reviews
November 4, 2015
Malik Sajad was born in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-occupied Kashmir, in 1987. Munnu: A Boy From Kashmir is his first book-...