The Semal is a representative of Delhi—growing upright in a human-dominated, nutrient-poor environment, it still has the effervescent quality of attracting not just human but also bird and animal …
Missing the Songs of Silence in Ladakh
Ladakh is developing rapidly, but sadly it's also losing its defining beauty.
‘Are You Talking to Someone Else, Tonight?’
A poem about the end of millennial relationships.
Of Tigers, Blackbucks and Bhai’s Fans
No one thought the mighty Tiger would be undone by two blackbucks.
How Should You React When Somebody Comes out to You?
Here’s a comprehensive guideline on how to – and how not to – react when someone comes out to you.
On the Demonising of Student Activists
We need to re-address how we write about student politics – and not dismiss students protesting for positive change as one-dimensional ungrateful, tax-evading troublemakers.
‘Main Khud Sey Ek Ladai Hoon’: Life in Kashmir
This poem describes the experience of trying to live a 'normal' life in Kashmir while caught between natural beauty and political violence.
Meet Blabberman: The Most Audible Superhero of Our Times
Blabberman, the superhero of our times, ever-present in our newsrooms to fight against the evils of rationality.
Resisting Marginalisation With a New Literary Festival in Kolkata
A literary festival brings together voices of resistance to bridge differences and creates a united front against fascism.
Memes FTW: On the Road to Wokeness
In a world slowly and decidedly descending into chaos, at least we’ve created some cheeky memes to cheer us on and keep us woke.