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Difficult Daughters: A daughter’s quest to uncover her mother’s past

Written by Manju Kapur, a former professor of Miranda House,  Difficult Daughters, published in 1998, is a story of Virmati narrated by her daughter Ida. The book...

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Kashmir’s tug of war: Leaves of Chinar

1947- Kashmir’s tug of war The valley in the north is scenic and poetic and our illusion of Kashmir is sometimes a culmination of televised fiction and reality,...

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Khushwant Singh’s Train to Pakistan

Historically, we are all aware of the partition of 1947, the splitting of India and Pakistan, a violent episode that led to the death of millions of people and the...