Cracked Earth

Chronicle from an attic window Chronicle from an attic window

By Uzma Falak

A people’s account of surviving the Kashmir floods.

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Reading the nation in war Reading the nation in war

By Subarno Chattarji

A review of Gita Viswanath’s book on Indian military literature and Hindi war cinema.

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Imagining traditions Imagining traditions

By Sandali

Women’s everyday art travels from floors to books.

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People & Politics

Global capital, local labour Global capital, local labour

By Kinjal Sampat

The Indian government’s push for so-called labour reforms will take aim at provisions that safeguard...

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Housed in history Housed in history

By Safwat Zargar

Reflections on the life of Maqbool Bhat through the anatomy of a house.

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  • The sanitising power of spoken Sanskrit

    Anand Kumar, 21 November 2014

    Looks like one polemic (with ample amt of spin) to give a political religious color for a simple attempt to popularize Sanskrit among pop-culture.

  • Chronicle from an attic window

    chandrasekhar, 11 November 2014

    dear ms uzma, I also heard a version from one of my friends who was involved in carrying relief material to Srinagar. as per him there was an advance ...

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  • Gujarat’s ‘Rangoon Wallas’

    Simin Patel, 11 November 2014

    Great piece.