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Life Affirmative

Jatin Gandhi

Zaffarwal went to Pakistan several times. He says that Khalistan terrorists were puppets in the hands of the ISI

For Solace and Refuge

As her comrades at the Golden Temple complex dropped dead one by one, she was soon holding a rifle herself

Partial Healing

Kuki awaits news that might finally grant him his freedom—in part thanks to the daughter of a man he allegedly killed

They are Hardworking and Hateworthy

The thing about hate—it’s about love, actually. It’s an emotion of denial. A defence mechanism. Hating a thing has much to do with coveting something about it.

Its Cosmopolitanism is a Veneer

Dreams have a habit of dissolving under scrutiny. Which other city can boast of Bal Thackeray as its patron saint? Mumbai always succumbs to chauvinism, unfailingly. It’s its defining feature

It’s a City of Undeserved Privilege

Like a rich man’s son, Delhi is a beneficiary of undeserved privileges. That is at the heart of Bombay’s contempt for Delhi.

Two Kids, Four Lives

The 'Slumdog' kids are leading schizoid lives. Where a billion brownies failed, Danny Boyle is winning. Why is it that some of us are still the white man’s burden?

Gritty Gloss

Indian fashion photography is not just about good looks anymore. Getting down and dirty is in vogue

Class of 2009

Graduation day is here but there’s no party this year. You’ve heard the IIM-IIT story. Here’s a report from real India, beyond the big campuses

Obituary of an Unknown Indian

On the 26th of November, among those who were massacred by the terrorists was one Sunil Thackeray. All that was known about him then was that he sold omelettes. This is his story. Told by his love, Salma

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