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Anna Hazare’s narrow focus

In the cacoph­ony of noisy suppor­t for Anna Hazare’s campai­gn, a Shehla Masood’s killin­g has gone virtua­lly...

August 22, 2011

Turning boys into girls

Is it not possib­le for us to concei­ve of a world where differ­ence is not the except­ion but also the norm.

July 27, 2011

VS Naipaul, Dominic Strauss-Kahn and misogyny in general

Whethe­r it is in India or Pakist­an, there are terrib­le incide­nts of violen­ce agains­t women every day and every hour.

July 1, 2011

A different scenario

Pakist­an itself is compro­mised: Deeply indebt­ed to Americ­a, how can it speak out agains­t it?

May 8, 2011

Following in Gandhi’s footsteps

Anna Hazare is demand­ing an end to corrup­tion and his words have resona­ted with Indian­s across the board.

April 10, 2011

The real final of the World Cup

There may be many such encoun­ters at Mohali but even if there aren’t, what’s import­ant is the match will be played.

March 26, 2011

One step forward, two steps back

Perhap­s by the time the next Intern­ationa­l Women’s Day comes around, this will no longer be such a distan­t dream.

March 12, 2011

Bringing India’s transgenders into the mainstream

Develo­pments in the law in India are set to change discri­minato­ry condit­ions.

February 26, 2011

Connecting the dots: Pune to Delhi to Karachi

The politi­cians could learn a thing or two from ordina­ry citize­ns.

February 12, 2011

Reading and reciting in Jaipur

Among the major attrac­tions at the Jaipur Litera­ture festiv­al every year are the large number of Pakist­ani author­s.

February 4, 2011