M J Akbar

Surviving the lockdown

A time to watch old movies and hit the books Books talk. Writing talks back. It is a happy conversation in that tentative space called isolation. Once reading is gently separated from

Rabia Ahmed

Track and trace

Shouldn’t there be consent first? It seems the government is employing military technology to fight the corona virus. This technology is normally used to hunt down terrorists to discover what they’re up

Shah Nawaz Mohal

Silly little miseries

And how we try to transcend loneliness, apathy and existence through others  To the rational and pragmatic, misery, suffering and agony are something to be avoided at all cost. The meaning of