Gillian Wright

Masculine Feminine
Masculine Feminine

An investigation of how modern male writers depict women in short stories

20 February 2019
Khadija Mastur (Illustration: Saurabh Singh)
The Anonymity of Greatness

The Urdu novelist who has slipped out of the pantheon

15 November 2018
Language Outreach
Language Outreach

Urdu claims its rightful place as a voice of the people

04 October 2017
God and Machine

Technology creates circles of hell in Manjula Padmanabhan’s latest in a science fiction series

06 January 2016
Return of the Rebels

An incendiary Urdu classic, banned in 1932, makes its way back to us in English

28 May 2014


Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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