Social Commentary How the Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka Are a Haunting Reminder of its Strife-Torn Past
Sunday’s explosions are all too familiar for Sri Lankans who survived the civil war, which ended ten years ago. The suicide bombings bring back memories of its tragic past.Add to list
Social Commentary “Talk English, Walk English”: Will We Ever Stop Considering the Language a Benchmark of Success?
A line from the dramedy Hindi Medium has stayed with me: “Angrezi sirf zubaan nahi, class hai class.” My “Gujarati-medium” parents understood this years ago when theyAdd to list
Social Commentary Darwaza Band Kar Lo: Why Are Indians So Coy About Closed Doors?
In Indian homes, closed doors hold dark secrets; they’re a salacious stand-in for “the deed”. Closed doors evoke innuendos, like the suggestive “Hum tum ek kamre meinAdd to list
Social Commentary 100 Years of Jallianwala Bagh: Theresa May’s Apology is Pointless if UK Keeps Whitewashing its Colonial Past
On this fateful day 100 years ago, India’s heart, the colour of its blood changed. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is a stain on the mottled history of the heinous British RajAdd to list
Social Commentary It Took a Traffic Jam for Mumbai to Care about the Rape and Murder of a 9-Year-Old
A nine-year-old girl from Juhu’s Nehru Nagar, that houses lower-income families, was raped and murdered last week. Since Saturday, residents have protested the police’s slAdd to list