Ayesha is a 28-year-old journalist who hasn’t been paid a salary in a while, and has to stretch her last two hundred rupees to pay for her auto fare while filing stories for her oblivious boss, Kamran.
The 1950s can be considered the dark ages of Indian cricket when the national team lurched from one disastrous defeat to another. Having made a promising start in the 1930s, this was the bleakest decade for the game in the country.
The 2002 anti-Muslim pogrom in Gujarat under the watch of chief minister and home minister Narendra Modi was arguably the worst communal carnage in India since Independence.
The first paragraph of Kamila Shamsie’s A God in Every Stone made my heart plummet, just like the imagined descent of the silver circlet from Scylax’s hands into the crocodile infested Indus river.