Coinciding with the hijab ban in Karnataka, it appears as though the row in Bangalore may have been a direct repercussion.
Brought up by an Assamese father and a Bengali Hindu mother, for the longest time I didn't know about the cultural fault line dividing these communities.
Young people raised their voices in the streets and online – but a government crackdown seeks to silence them.
Urdu is an inextricable part of our lives and history – it's in our language and inspired some of our finest freedom fighters and writers. So why do we …