under freedom

In some parts of Rajasthan, girls are married as young as eight years old. Some have grown up to declare freedom


2 Dec 2014 | BY Aanchal Bansal

Time to strike a balance between justice and prosperity


14 Aug 2014 | BY Martha C Nussbaum

It is Narendra Modi moment as one of democracy’s most popular leaders to play out the script of the India Ideal: the liberal state rising from the last wreckage of the socialist mind. Freedom is about daring—and he should know


14 Aug 2014 | BY S Prasannarajan

Peace has been said to be indivisible; so is freedom, so is prosperity now, and so also is disaster in this one world that can no longer be split into isolated fragments. To the people of India, whose representatives we are, we appeal to join us with faith and confidence in this great adventure. This is no time for petty and destructive criticism, no time for ill-will or blaming others.0

13 Aug 2014 | BY (Photo: PIB/AFP)

The right to express oneself is an undeniable freedom. But isn’t the freedom not to write about what the markets, literary establishments and general Joes demand an equally enshrined liberty?


13 Aug 2014 | BY Tishani Doshi

Some of them make abandoned buildings their home. A few scavenge for food. Most of them talk eloquently about freedom. What they have in common is an ideal: of living moneyless lives


13 Jun 2013 | BY Raksha Kumar

And a government that thinks it can discipline it by cracking a whip


2 Feb 2012

Sexual assault cannot be explained away by geography, morality, causality, and certainly not anodyne reportage that allows you to skim and move on


1 Jul 2011 | BY A Ranganayaki

Young Kashmiris speak up about the turmoil in their state in this explosive new anthology. An excerpt from an essay


18 May 2011 | BY Wasim Bhat

Pakistan is not about to erupt like Egypt. Fundamentally because Pakistanis have never been gagged


17 Feb 2011 | BY Mosharraf Zaidi
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