🔴 Sameena Dalwai writes: They are a way for the marginalised to claim their rightful share of public space and history
Sameena Dalwai writes: It is a rite of passage to a senseless, prejudiced world
Men and women, rich and poor, master and servant all experience hunger pangs, a parity of experience that can shatter arrogance
What to say to the unfortunate souls who demand that Karachi Bakery change its name? How to wipe out our past, erase our memories?
Taking back Tanishq ad means we believe that it is mischievous fiction, that these kinds of relationships do not exist in reality. But they do. Our life is the answer to the trolls.
Thousands of white people are on the streets of Europe and the US, supporting black people in their demands, saying, “No Justice, No Peace”. Can we hope the Indian majority classes and governments will follow suit?
Triple talaq needed to go. But the law criminalises men, while providing few safeguards for wronged wives.
Caste and gender hold the key to understand the politics that unites parties in opposing dance bars in Mumbai.
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.
Twenty-five years ago, the Mumbai riots changed the narrative, a family bore witness. The episode left behind a justification of violence, and humiliation