Despite fears of legal action, cartoonists are producing more work mocking the government because neither the cartoonists nor the readers have lost their sense of humour.
While a few dancers started taking classes online, they had to discontinue due to poor internet connection and the lack of technical know-how. Others resorted to construction work and agriculture …
A photo essay on loneliness during the pandemic.
Forcing the marginalised to laugh at traumatising gibberish masquerading as 'comedy' is violence. Gaslighting the oppressed to accept their ridicule as humour is abuse.
"I don’t think Kashmir is safe for artists to express themselves," Mudasir Gull says.
A poem on hope, hopelessness and autocratic democracies.
How a childhood passion lost its lustre after academic strictures and a traumatic incident.