LITERATURE

POEM|My Address by Amrita Pritam

My Address   Amrita Pritam  Today I effaced my house number the name of the...

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EXCERPT | How Not to Make a Distinction Between the Religious and the Secular

I do not believe, in any case, that there is a clear-cut distinction between the...

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EXCERPT | No more partition, please…  

August 15, 1947: it was not just a day of joy and celebration; it was also a day of pain...

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EXCERPT | Swami Vivekananda’s Vision for Hinduism Must be Revisited 126 Years after Chicago Address

In the contemporary age when Hinduism has become interwoven with the complex thread of...

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Excerpt : ‘Liberty’ as a Powerful Instrument of Domination

We may distinguish both true and false needs. "False" are those which are superimposed...

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Are Indian Cities Becoming Bourgeois?

The idea of the new post-industrial globalized metropolis began to circulate in India...

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Excerpt | Experiencing the Flow of a Civilization

India was in my blood and there was much in her that instinctively thrilled me. And yet I...

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What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?

The speech was originally delivered 150 years ago on 5th July, 1852 at a moment when the...

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Oman’s Jokha Alharthi Wins Man Booker Prize

It is a historic moment of pride for Oman and especially for its women. Jokha Alharthi...

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‘The Women’s Courtyard’:  Gender, Violence and Politics through the Eyes of Women

BOOK REVIEW Khadija Mastur’s Urdu novel ‘ The Women’s Courtyard’ offers a...

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