The man from Kabul – straight from the heart
A childhood story read in adulthood gives rise to new perceptions about reinforcing stereotypes about Hindus and Muslims
Questions that hurt
The BJP regime arrested and incarcerated three students for protesting against an act by which the citizens of India had to register themselves according to whether they are Hindu or Muslim. The objective was to mark Muslims as foreign to Indian soil.
An Emerging India on your screen
‘A Suitable Boy’ by Vikram Seth is a thick book, but that wasn’t the reason I didn’t get beyond the first couple of hundred pages. I was young then, and was probably on the lookout for something more quick-paced. Besides, the India that it described was more or less the India I lived in, so…