Sameena Dalwai

Articles By Sameena Dalwai

A solution that raises questions

Triple talaq needed to go. But the law criminalises men, while providing few safeguards for wronged wives.

The dancer and the dance

Caste and gender hold the key to understand the politics that unites parties in opposing dance bars in Mumbai.

To live is to be political

Art cannot be an apolitical sphere if artistes are to be the conscience-keepers of society. But in tyrannical reigns, expression in the form of art is first curbed and then smothered.

How a city remembers

Twenty-five years ago, the Mumbai riots changed the narrative, a family bore witness. The episode left behind a justification of violence, and humiliation