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Humra  Quraishi writes this short story about a brother, who comes visiting his sister to break the silence between them.  I lay still, looking about vacantly. Morn...

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Your teeth. Please!

Humra Quraishi tells this story about a woman who is led through a strange experience because of a toothache Had heard of movers and shakers holding sway and not getting pull...

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Take some!

Humra  Quraishi tells the story of a young boy who was angry that his hen was killed to feed guests when they payed a visit to his house  Over two summers back I la...

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As the neem tree fell… The delivery boy came up!

Humra Quraishi  tells the story of Zeb... a young unemployed boy, who gave birth to his new job…   It was a stormy and turbulent night but we had contin...

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The Indian Artist Book of Colour

Teesta Bhandare talks about how this book seeks to help cope with the stress exacerbated by an unforeseen pandemic, especially at a time when mental health has rightly entered...

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Not really needed now!

Why talk about the past… why talk of the future. Who knows what more is there… yet to be seen! - Humra Quraishi The interiors of the g...

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Who decides?

Newcomers we were to this survival game, to this locale, to this one-room setting, to this downslide, to this helplessness. We were new at sawing off names and surnames, write...

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What a change!

I turn towards him and stare at him – he’s a lump of flesh, which just breathes, writes Humra Quraishi He lies on the double bed, breathing heavily. In between i...

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That pair of eyes…

His words changed my perception to life and living… nudging me to accept whatever comes along in life, writes Humra Quraishi Over two summers back, during  one o...

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That Haze

Humra Quraishi  writes another stunning story, set in Lucknow where despite being in groups and communities, in crowded places, women look for escape from loneliness. Co...

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Undekhi: Plain Vanilla, Distasteful Hype

Dr Sandeep Goyal says that SonyLiv's latest thriller offering Undekhi, has landed itself...

July 14 2020

Lost Melodies: Bollywood’s vast film music heritage

Anil Dixit, walks down melody lane, to select five vastly underrated music scores My go...

July 14 2020

Wonder Animals: The Untold Story

Khalid Mohamed rewinds to the coached dogs, chimpanzees and elephants that would often s...

July 13 2020