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PRAYAAG AKBAR
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PRAYAAG AKBAR

Prayaag Akbar is Associate Editor of The Sunday Guardian

A partial but important depiction of loss and exile
9th Feb 2013
A partial but important depiction of loss and exile

Rape runs as a crimson tide through the narrative of Rahul Pandita's memoir of the exile of the Kashmiri Pandit community. Not the act itself, which makes occasional, somewhat adjacent, appearance, bu

India, Pakistan put aside problems, use visas as peacemakers
9th Sep 2012
India, Pakistan put aside problems, use visas as peacemakers

Pakistan and India have agreed to relax the stringent visa regulations that have been in place since 1974 and have characterised wider relations between the two nations for almost all of their indepen

Socialism, Secularism and the Shifting Goalposts of Indian Democracy
14th Aug 2012
Socialism, Secularism and the Shifting Goalposts of Indian Democracy

Of the five descriptors for the Indian state enthroned in the Constitution – 'sovereign', 'socialist', 'secular', 'democratic' and 'republic' – which one would you say our polity, in this the 65th

A haunting paean to a maddening mother
13th May 2012
A haunting paean to a maddening mother

The unreliable narrator is something of a commonplace in contemporary fiction. No other art form is as suited to this manner of storytelling, though film has a notable claim (Rashomon and The Usual Su

An Ocean of Furious Futility
15th Mar 2012

The Internet was an ocean of furious futility this week, even more than usual. The customary coalition between the English language media and the economic interests of the upper-middle class produced

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A partial but important depiction of loss and exile
7th Feb 2013
A partial but important depiction of loss and exile

Rape runs as a crimson tide through the narrative of Rahul Pandita's memoir of the exile of the Kashmiri Pandit community. Not the act itself, which makes occasional, somewhat adjacent, appearance, bu

India, Pakistan put aside problems, use visas as peacemakers
9th Sep 2012
India, Pakistan put aside problems, use visas as peacemakers

Pakistan and India have agreed to relax the stringent visa regulations that have been in place since 1974 and have characterised wider relations between the two nations for almost all of their indepen

Socialism, Secularism and the Shifting Goalposts of Indian Democracy
14th Aug 2012
Socialism, Secularism and the Shifting Goalposts of Indian Democracy

Of the five descriptors for the Indian state enthroned in the Constitution – 'sovereign', 'socialist', 'secular', 'democratic' and 'republic' – which one would you say our polity, in this the 65th

A haunting paean to a maddening mother
13th May 2012
A haunting paean to a maddening mother

The unreliable narrator is something of a commonplace in contemporary fiction. No other art form is as suited to this manner of storytelling, though film has a notable claim (Rashomon and The Usual Su

Presumed Guilty: After 14 wasted years in prison, life begins anew
19th Feb 2012
Presumed Guilty: After 14 wasted years in prison, life begins anew

On the night of 20 February 1998, in the Sadr Bazaar area of Delhi, a young man walked to the neighbourhood hakeem seeking treatment for a persistent kidney stone problem. The 18-year-old had just sai

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