March 18, 2014
The past year and a half has been a volatile one for India, starting with a violent gang rape case in December 2012 that rocked the nation...
blog
March 12, 2014
Dr B.R. Ambedkar was an Indian revolutionary, a statesman, a scholar, a visionary, a civil rights activist, a political leader and a jurist...
Reportage
March 6, 2014
March 5, 2011: The Fire Hollowed eyes. Glazed looks. Disoriented and displaced in their own neighborhood. Wandering aimlessly. Clutching at...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Translator's Preface “Surrender” is a dark and complex depiction of the life of Dipok, a former militant who has left his organization and...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
As Ilham awoke, he sat up. To his right Showket lay on the edge of the mattress, his eyes half closed and genies of sleep lingering over...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Preface Set in 2007, around six decades after a rebellion burst out against Indian rule in the Northeast Indian state of Nagaland, this is...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Foreword Omair Ahmed's book Jimmy the Terrorist was shortlisted for the 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize. However, it was in this short story...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Foreword Meena Alexander’s novel Nampally Road takes place in the city of Hyderabad amidst unrest and opposition to Chief Minister Limca...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
This essay is excerpted from a multimedia web project titled, The Idea of India , which photographer and writer Asim Rafiqui describes as...