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Book review: A feminist, ‘conditions applied’...

The book is all about izzat, mother’s tears, father’s pride, a child who needs a mother, a mother who needs the company of her son.

25 Jun 2017 12:57 AM

Book review: Page 3 crowd and their shenanigans in Tihar

The book is a respectable initiative towards the commencement of a dialogue over life in Indian jails.

25 Jun 2017 12:52 AM

Unsung heroes of Fort champion reading

Yakuta Haji walks down DN Road, mingling with the unlikliest minds trying to kindle the passion of reading into the city’s populace.

24 Jun 2017 12:34 AM

How Pakistan is courting the abyss

For Jinnah, ‘Pakistan’ was more a means of grasping power, rather than any conviction of creating an Islamic state.

23 Jun 2017 12:48 AM

Motherly love and painful realities of immigration

Shanthi joined an MFA program at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore and took her first step into writing.

21 Jun 2017 12:42 AM

Woman of steel

The fictionalised story of a woman’s meteoric rise to fame and power — from a student to a superstar and then to chief minister.

21 Jun 2017 12:41 AM

The history of love

It is this part of the novel that introduces us to the characters whose lives we will follow for the remainder.

18 Jun 2017 5:25 AM

Joys and travails of being an Indian reporter in Pakistan

Alas, just reporting the politics in our context sharpens bellicosity in the reader’s mind and does not draw in the many dimensions of life.

18 Jun 2017 5:19 AM

Two separate lives, a singular pursuit

These are figures that have millions of devotees and whose words have revelatory and evidentiary status.

18 Jun 2017 5:13 AM

Book serves to expose hypocrisy of Hindutva icons

The riots that caused the “rupture and loss” that the book’s title refers to go all the way back to 1983.

16 Jun 2017 1:15 AM