Business and Politics

Great men leave everlasting memories

As Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary nears, Humra Quraishi recalls conversations with Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee and also pays a humble tribute to Birju Maharaj, the Kat...

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Facts about Indian Muslims

Humra Quraishi leans on facts and figures to draw a picture of the state of the Muslim community in India. All those arrested or detained so far in the Sulli Deals and Bulli ...

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Bully Bai and the mainstreaming of hate

Humra  Quraishi questions hate politics and the utter disregard for the Constitution of India by the fringe that is being mainstreamed aggressively. It’s horrifyin...

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If I Am, So God Must Be!

Humra Quraishi discusses the absence of God in the Hindutva narrative of 2021, that threatened minorities and denied to India the goodness Mother Teresa has done to her. Thos...

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And a New Year is about to begin…

It is the good times of the past that inspire us to look forward to the coming year, for there is little in the events of 2021 that give any confidence, writes Humra Quraishi....

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Of egoistic Indian men and Mulk Raj Anand

Humra Quraishi remembers Mulk Raj Anand on his birth anniversary and what he had said about Indian men consumed by superiority complexes. Christmas is just about a week away ...

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The Unending Tragedy

Humra Quraishi views the conditions prevailing for the convicted and undertrials in Kashmir through the lens of writings about them. Perhaps, it is for the very first time th...

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Double standards… all the way!

Humra Quraishi goes over the many events of recent past in which it is getting clearer by the day that the discrimination against minorities in India has been internalised to ...

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Nothing is funny in one India

Humra Quraishi remembers what Zakia Jafry had once said to give context to the violence spreading across India today and why there is silence surrounding it. A country withou...

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Hinduism, not Hindutva, was Nehru’s idea of India

Let us not be in any illusion. Being complacent basis the belief that there’s any sensitivity left in the discourse would be wrong, writes Humra Quraishi Half truths do...

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Those Disco Deewane days

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, replays the story of the late Nazia Hassan, who sparked th...

January 23 2022

Great men leave everlasting memories

As Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary nears, Humra Quraishi recalls conversations ...

January 22 2022

From refugee camps to stardom

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with the feisty actor, Shaylee Krishnen, who spent her ch...

January 21 2022