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Signs of the Time: Call of the Valley

This week Humra Quraishi looks into the way Kashmiri youth and their future is impacted due to communal politics in the Valley...

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Death of the language and a metaphor

Humra Quraishi expresses her anguish at the mindless violence and hatred spreading across India, which is also attacking the c...

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Signs of the time: Rape, the weapon of mass destruction

Humra Quraishi comments on the most recent rape of a nine-in-year old girl in the national capital of India and the ruthlessne...

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Sign of the times: Helpless Spectators

I wish I was a poet - with that, I could have unleashed my anguish and anger in verse, writes Humra Quraishi

Signs of the time: The stream of freedom’s flood

With the passing away of writer Ved Mehta, I can only say that we have lost  not just a great writer but also a man with a definite person...

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Khushwant Singh: Salaam to the Sardaar

Humra Quraishi writes about the many conversations she had with Sardaar Khushwant Singh. 

A CUT above the rest…

My friendship with her is deep.

She's a feminist and the most expressive among most whom I know.

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Prayers bring Hindu and Muslim communities together

"Bengal’s Durga Puja is a social festival first and a religious festival later" - Suddhabrata Deb

“Right from the puja mela (fair) to being res...

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Women’s empowerment in UP bleak

Gender equity and the status of women remain the hand-maiden of callous politics in India’s largest state by population and 2014 has been deplorably stark. The &lsquo...

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