January, 2014

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Table of contents


Features

Why We Pick Up Guns
A journey through the life of youth armed rebels of Kashmir to find out why are they picking up guns again
By Fahad Shah

“I begged for mercy…but they continued torture”
How an hours long torture in his teenage changed, Ghulam Nabi Najar’s whole life, his family’s and his children’s
By Muheet ul Islam


Art & Culture

Dastaan – story of India’s partition
Reviewing ‘Dastaan’ – a twenty-three-episodes show based on Razia Butt’s acclaimed novel, Bano.
By Sumegha Gulati


Interview

“Wish to see propaganda free Kashmir”
Lead Vocalist of Highway 61 band, Mohammad Muneem talks about his experiences in Music
By Sarthak Maggon interviews Mohammad Muneem


Fiction

Women; two lives
An excerpt from The House of Twining Roses: Stories of the Mapped and the Unmapped by Nabina Das
By Nabina Das


Reviews

The House With a Thousand Stories
“Recounts many crucial issues in broader frameworks…breaks the monotony in literatures on Assam”
By Atul K Thakur

“Looking back at a modern nation”
The book is a holistic picture of India’s transition from a fledgling democracy to a modern nation
By Ipshita Chakraborty



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