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Shikha Kumar

art culture
SG Vasudev: Crafting the Covenant

SG Vasudev’s retrospective reveals the joyous communion of man, woman and nature

26 July 2019
Books
The Age of Dissent

How the Hungry Movement of Bengal in the 60s mirrored the Beat Generation

31 May 2019
Sabyn Javeri
Books
Sabyn Javeri: Inside the Veil

The Pakistani author Sabyn Javeri talks about the politics of the hijab and the role of writers in divided societies in a conversation with Shikha Kumar

03 April 2019
Fatima Bhutto
Books
Fatima Bhutto: ‘I like women who are not afraid to cut down giants’

The new novel by Fatima Bhutto returns to questions of identity and power. She talks to Shikha Kumar about the politics of imagination

05 December 2018
Ruskin Bond
Books
Ruskin Bond: Man on the Hill

India’s most beloved writer remembers

05 December 2018
Sharmila Sen
Books
Sharmila Sen: Being the Other

The Indian-American author Sharmila Sen presents a compelling portrait of the immigrant experience

08 November 2018
Masih Alinejad
Books
Masih Alinejad: ‘What made me different was that I took action’

Iranian activist-journalist Masih Alinejad reveals the importance of saying no to repressive regimes in her memoir

29 August 2018
Jeeya Sethi, founder, Comedy Ladder
Comedy
She, She: Ha, Ha

A new crop of women comedians is breaking into the Indian stand-up circuit with edgy content and smart acts

12 July 2018
Richa Kaul Padte
Books
Richa Kaul Padte: ‘We should feel empowered to say yes’

Richa Kaul Padte tells Shikha Kumar why internet porn in India can be liberating

27 June 2018
The Romantics
Books
The Romantics

Love and longing through the prism of gender and sexuality, class and race

11 April 2018

Authors

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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