Day: October 20, 2018

Essential Reads | Sikkim: Dawn of Democracy

Editor | Non-fiction As head of the and Analysis Wing’s Gangtok station in 1973, G.B.S. Sidhu had a ringside view of the events that led to the Chogyal’s ouster. Sikkim: Dawn of Democracy outlines the intelligence agency’s strategy to achieve the objectives formulated at the highest level of the Indian government and is an insider’s

Books For You | The Great Smog of India | Siddharth Singh

Editor | Non-fiction Air pollution kills over a million Indians every year, albeit silently. Families are thrown into a spiralling cycle of hospital visits, critically poor health and financial trouble impacting their productivity and ability to participate in the economy. Children born in regions of high air pollution are shown to have irreversibly reduced lung

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape

Editor | Non-Fiction Sohaila Abdulali was the first Indian survivor to speak out about rape. Gang-raped as a teenager in Bombay and indignant at the deafening silence on the issue in India, she wrote an article for a woman’s magazine questioning how we perceive rape and rape victims. Thirty years later, she saw the story