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A Lifelong Affair With Summer

Everyone has his favourite season. Most people I know love the winter the most. The child-like cuddling up inside the rajai; the mellow sunrays of the morning; lazing around in the afternoon; the simple pleasures of sitting around an umhei…

A Tale of Two Love Stories

As I read about the ‘honour killing’ of Amrita Singh, the Rourkela girl strangulated to death by her relatives for the ‘crime’ of marrying a Muslim man, my mind inevitably went back 30 years in time when another inter-faith love story…

Wheels of Justice Must Move Faster

Two decisions in two days by the higher judiciary have reaffirmed the common man’s faith in the country’s much reviled judicial system. In the first verdict on Thursday, the Bombay High Court not only upheld the conviction of 11 men for…