Poorna Swami
In one of Kashyap’s stories, a character gets upbraided for not writing about insurgency in his home state, Assam.getty images

The impossible war against clichés

4 min read . 30 Nov 2019
A depiction of a merman on a wall in Portmeirion, Wales.

When fantasy pretends to be history

5 min read . 19 Oct 2019
A ‘nautch girl’ performing for an audience in 1899. (Photo: Wikimedia commons)
Mastur looks at Partition through the eyes of women. Courtesy: Naveed Tahir

In the time of breaking of nations

4 min read . 16 Jan 2019
Anjum Hasan’s characters never depart from or reject their assigned lives. Photo: Reuters

Praying for time

4 min read . 23 Mar 2018