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Easterine Kire

Stories of Nagaland

In conversation with Easterine Kire about war, the importance of community, documenting unwritten histories, and her latest novel A Respectable Woman.

Humans of Hindutva

One Giant Inside Joke

In conversation with the Admin of the wildly popular Facebook page Humans of Hindutva, on satire, subterfuge, and skewering the Right-wing on social media.

Jerry Pinto

A Struggle Against Invisibility

In conversation with the inimitable Jerry Pinto about his latest novel Murder in Mahim.

Saadat Hasan Manto

The Legacy of Manto

Six decades after his death, we remember Saadat Hasan Manto, whose progressive and profound stories reaffirm his credibility as a giant of South Asian literature.

Ghosts at a Contested Funeral

Ghosts at a Contested Funeral

Our feelings are second-hand. Our love is constructed. Our beliefs are coloured, our originality validated through artificial art. It has become truly difficult to love without getting hurt.

Je Suis AIB

A Contemplation of Satire

This isn’t just about defending to the death the rights of a few comedians to make dirty jokes. It’s about building a space in our country for satire.