Hair-Rising in Tehran

Iranians are striving for an ‘ordinary life’, not a ‘heaven’ that is forced from within or without

Nationhood and Sisterhood

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s new novel traces freedom through a family saga

Lessons for India@100

There’s a difference between event management and brand-building

A Day in the Life of Bobby Khare

When a sweeper momentarily lost his freedom

The Great Balancer

The evolution of the Indian judiciary as a defender of both people’s rights and the state’s interests

Love and Labour

An intimate history of women searching for a more equal and dignified life

Into the Unknown

Journeys on a motorbike, a bicycle and on foot celebrate solitude and freedom

Fearing for her life, Afghan TV anchor wants to leave Afghanistan

Shabnam Khan Dawaran, whose video exposing the Taliban went viral, says she continues to receive death threats

Return to Tora Bora

The crescent over Kabul today clarifies how America, on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, diminished the idea of freedom


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