Min Ko Naing has just received the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights. Often seen as Suu Kyi’s political heir, he is serving a 65-year term for organising the 2007 uprising against the junta
Lured by adverts of English-speaking classes, I enrolled in one. This is what I remember
Dayalan was ten when he joined the LTTE’s suicide attack squad. His story, and of other underage soldiers like him, serves us a grim reminder of the depths the human condition can descend to. Even in this day
Zaffarwal went to Pakistan several times. He says that Khalistan terrorists were puppets in the hands of the ISI
Kuki awaits news that might finally grant him his freedom—in part thanks to the daughter of a man he allegedly killed
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.
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