Tag Archives: Hyderabad

Do we have the LANGUAGE to talk about Housing Discrimination against Muslims?

You are at the University of Hyderabad. You have just completed a master’s and are brimming with idealism. The highs of university life have made you confident. You think you can take on the world. At least, that’s what the university community made you feel. Continue reading

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Nafisa and Hyderabad: The Social Activist and the City

Twelve years is a long time in the life of a city, especially if it happens to be the second most important software hub in a developing country. Between the times I left Hyderabad in 2000 and 2011, when I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hussaini Alam House/Huma R. Kidwai

[First published in Cafe Dissensus] Daphne du Maurier begins Rebecca thus: ‘Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. It seemed to me I stood by the iron gate leading to the drive, and for a while I couldn’t enter, for … Continue reading

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