Business and Politics

Leader of masses: Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, builder of modern India, was indeed a statesman and leader of the masses, writes Humra Quraishi Politics has reached such lows that the Right-Wi...

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Merely because the act is horrific…

Humra Quraishi recalls the horrors of the 2002 riots in Gujarat in wake of the release of the convicted rapists and murderers of the Bilkis Bano case. Bilkis Bano was gangrap...

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The lives of Freda

Humra  Quraishi visits Andrew Whitehead’s book ‘The Lives of Freda - The Political, Spiritual and Personal Journeys of Freda Bedi’. I do believe in des...

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People Of Aligarh

Although the word ‘Aligarh’ shoots up images of only the University, there is more to that town, writes Humra Quraishi Though in the recent  years  ther...

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A  ROTI PLEASE!

One of the foremost signs of failing governance is that many more poor people are dying of hunger and malnutrition, writes Humra Quraishi I can’t get over the video of ...

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Only About Ground Realities

YASHWANT SINHA, choice of the opposition parties as the next President of India,  is rational; he talks about ground realities with conviction and passion, writes Humra Q...

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Who killed Ehsan Jafri?

Humra Quraishi recalls her memory of the Gujarat riots 2002, and asks how it can be said the survivors demanding justice are playing mischief? Scores of lives were brought to...

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The Religion, Caste & Poverty Discussion

In continuation of what she’s written earlier, Humra Quraishi is focusing on the young in context to the horrific communal violence spreading across India.   ...

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Distorted to Divide

Humra Quraishi comments about the distortion of Indian History and the caste, class and religious divides it seeks to indulge. It was shocking to see Bollywood actor Akshay K...

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Justice Imprisoned

Humra Quraishi asks: Shahrukh Khan’s son, Aryan Khan, has been declared innocent and let off in the drugs-on-cruise case, but does the story end here?  No, it can&...

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WOMEN INTERRUPTED

Monojit Lahiri investigates what constitutes the attitude towards women in film industri...

January 31 2023

I WENT TO HIS HOUSE AND SAW…

Humra Quraishi revisits an interview with Captain Lakshmi Sahgal, who questioned the min...

January 30 2023

PATHAAN: IS IT A CINEMATIC MASTERPIECE?

Sharad Raj discusses why the film PATHAAN is being celebrated across the country and SRK...

January 29 2023