*This piece was done for The Social Talks as an ode to unruly drivers, rude customers, and evil dictators* Dearly beloved, We are gathered here to celebrate… Read more “Dear Despots, Drivers and Doozies”
I was reading “The Last Leaf” by O. Henry yesterday when I realized that so many of us are like the characters we love. In the book,… Read more “Live and Let Leaf”
he school’s founding father was dead, but he still hated backbenchers. I wish I could scream and tell everyone, but if the backbenchers moved ahead, I might end up missing.
Since the time of Aristophanes, women and power have had a conflict of interest seldom portrayed with a semblance of verisimilitude. Despite great legerity of mind, an… Read more “Of Marginalized Women & Power”
Indians have always had their works cut out for them. The 5 Indian-Origin Pulitzer winners prove, at the least, that there are some similarities between all 5… Read more “The 5 Indian-Origin Pulitzer Prize Winners And Why They Are Relevant Today”
“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it”
Manto is a literary legend whose narrative of the bedlam that prevailed, sustained, and continued after the Partition of India in 1947 is as relevant today, as it was six decades ago.