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Chinki Sinha

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India
The Don of Mokama

The rise of Anant Singh and the sham of Nitish Kumar’s clean politics

24 March 2014
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Living
That Place Called Transit

In transit, you are never sure what time it is. Time is of no great consequence here.

26 February 2014
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Books
The Place You Keep Going Back To

Sankarshan Thakur’s biography of Nitish Kumar is also an intimate portrait of Bihar, a state you may be forced out of but cannot really ever leave

21 February 2014
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Photo/Graphic
Allah’s Rock Stars

Strains of rock music have begun to waft across the gullies of Nizamuddin that usually reverberate with qawwaalis

17 February 2014
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Living
Whores and Lovers

They might sell their bodies daily to men, but they also have tortured relationships with steady partners

22 January 2014
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Living
Men, according to prostitutes

A primeval analysis endures

26 December 2013
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Living
Bound Free

India’s underground BDSM practitioners want Bondage-Discipline-Sadism-Masochism seen as alternative sexuality, not deviant behaviour

09 December 2013
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India
The Voyeur in Our Midst

…and the case for dignity in reporting on rape

28 November 2013
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India
Why?

What makes neighbours murder and brutalise each other? The portrait of two warring groups in Muzaffarnagar, UP, illuminates the ancient question

06 November 2013
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Art & Culture
Steel in the Fabric

For a long time, the fashion world could not understand why Gaurav Jai Gupta was weaving metal into textiles. But he feels vindicated now

02 November 2013

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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