During the chaos of partition in 1947, something dreadful happened in the city of Jalandhar in Punjab. As a result of this, Salman Rashid's family fled Jalandhar for Pakistan, the newly created country across the border. They were among the nearly two million people uprooted from their homes in the ..
Indelbed is a lonely kid living in a crumbling mansion in super dense, super chaotic Dhaka. His father, Dr. Kaikobad, is the black sheep of their clan, the once illustrious Khan Rahman family. A drunken loutish widower, he refuses to allow Indelbed to go to school and the only thing Indelbed knows a..
How do we define nationalism Who is a good nationalist Do you become anti-national if you criticize the government These are questions that overwhelm most debates today, but these discussions are not new. And while the loudest voices would have us believe that Indian nationalism is and has always be..
Lucknows famous Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeba melding together of influencesis seen in its art, architecture, dance and music. But nowhere is this Tehzeeb better represented than in its food, redolent with the tastes of Turkey, Persia and Afghanistan and infused with the flavours of Sindhi, Parsi, Punjabi, ..
Unhurried tales: My favourite novellas brings together, for the very first time, Ruskin bonds favourite and finest novellas. The stories in this book include time stops at shamli written in 1956 and published for the first time in 1987; The blue umbrella, which has been a bestseller for the last for..