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Sahir in the 21st Century

The economic exploitation of the underprivileged, gender oppression and the abuse of power are the eternal themes in the verse of the Marxist feminist poet, Sahir Ludhianvi.

A Tale of Two Cities

Travelling through the Moroccan cities of Marrakech and Fez evoked a sense of eternal community and camaraderie, magic and nostalgia.

Will the Postman Ring Twice?

Crowded out by modern communications technology, the Indian postal service may well be headed for extinction.

A Salute to Dissent

Legitimate safe harbours can balance sportspersons’ right to register conscientious dissent with the need to ensure respect for sporting ideals and the Olympic spirit.

Take Back the City

The “Why Loiter?” campaign attempts to take over a small part of public space so that women, like all others, can seek fun and pleasure in the streets of a vibrant urbanscape.

Living with Strabismus

Physically-challenged persons with disabilities like strabismus do not solicit sympathy; rather, they need sensitivity.

Affairs of the Mind

Since the days of the Bhakti movement, the ideal that love should only be spiritual has left an indelible mark on the Indian imagination.

Treading on Holy Ground

A visit to London, home to Sherlock Holmes, Dr John H Watson and the world of detection created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, proved to be an unexpected, not quite elementary, privilege.

New Tweets, Blind Likes

Thanks to social media, home-based analysts in Pakistan can now serve as public intellectuals.

Has the Yo Gone Out of Yoga?

The modernised commodification of yoga is a commercially exploitative affront to an ancient tradition.

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