Parsis, children and faces familiar and strange all find a place in the photographer’s black and white world.
Rushdie offers no easy answers, but the spirit of questions The Golden House helps provoke, makes it a great book and a worthwhile investment.
What does it mean to spend days, months, years – an entire lifetime even – in forced exile?
The usage of mangoes as a literary device is as varied as the variety of fruit available in the local markets.
His arrival on the political scene as an articulate Muslim leader was no ordinary event in the journey of the Indian republic.
Indian publishers too have begun to follow trends of literary fiction, rather than literature, that is so prevalent in English speaking countries
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By criminalising Hattar for sharing an ‘offensive’ cartoon, the Jordanian state and the assassin operated with a mutual logic of accountability that makes all viewers/readers of the cartoon co-conspirators.
It is easier to be united in outrage against a singular, spectacularly brutal act of violence than against the normalised, everyday violence of the state anywhere in the world.
Hridayesh Joshi’s novel, the first in recent years on the Naxal conflict, reads almost like a granular report of the battlefield as it probes the meaning of love and war, life and democracy.
A detailed and entertaining biography of John le Carre that draws out interesting parallels between his life and his much loved spy novels
Like JNU, the people of Jammu and Kashmir too need the space to be able to debate all issues openly – free from the violence that pro-separatist groups use to ensure there is no space for dissent.
The rows over JNU and Rohith Vemula have been missed opportunities for the Muslims of India to express their solidarity with other marginalised communities.
In the current Indian political scenario, Pandits are a forgotten entity.
In the summer and fall of 2014 I was in residence in Shimla, as a National Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies. It was a chance to sit in my study and look out at the outlines of the mountains that seemed to be drifting through […]
Kipling’s work is a reminder that we live in a linguistic soup and always have, just as much as we belong to a genetic one and always have
The process of creating a Hindu mirror image of radical Islam is underway. India’s shrinking space for syncretism will struggle to resist its growth