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Two Champions

Two Champions

By Wendy Doniger 0

Wendy Doniger on Lester Doniger and Ravi Singh, both publishers who have made it possible for an embattled writer to write

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The End of Privacy

The End of Privacy

By G Vishnu 0

Aadhaar was about helping poor people receive their benefits. Now it appears to be about the collation and centralisation of our personal information. Is resistance possible, asks G Vishnu

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What Are You Hiding?

What Are You Hiding?

By Jerry Pinto 1

We are forever terrified that someone will uncover our secrets, rip off the armour shielding our lives. Maybe it’s time, argues Jerry Pinto, to expose our darkest corners to the light

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The Love Pig

The Love Pig

By Meren Imchen 0

Meren Imchen draws his field notes from Nagaland about a pig and its pimp

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The Steel Almirah

The Steel Almirah

By Sandip Roy 1

Coming out of the closet in India can mean a family hiding together, says Sandip Roy. Love itself is our greatest secret

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How Green Is My Forest

How Green Is My Forest

By Suprabha Seshan 29

Suprabha Seshan moved to the Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary in Kerala over two decades ago. An environmental educator and rainforest protector, she offers a sensory account of life in the rainforest

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Forests of the Night

Forests of the Night

By Sampurna Chattarji 0

Urban children often first encounter the forest through books. Sampurna Chattarji considers why some of those forests become diminished, childish, in our adult years but some stay enchanted or grow even more terrifying

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The Preserver

The Preserver

By Nasreen Munni Kabir 0

Nasreen Munni Kabir on PK Nair, film archivist and inspiration to the cinematic world

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As the Wheel Turns

As the Wheel Turns

By Alpana Chowdhury 0

A city seen through the eyes of its taxi drivers is a standard cinematic trope. Alpana Chowdhury examines three films from different decades for clues to the decline and fall of Bombay

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Othered City

Othered City

By Anasua Chatterjee 0

Cut off from the mainstream, even middle-class, educated Muslims find themselves choosing the ghetto, observes Anasua Chatterjee. What damage is fear and prejudice doing

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