Abdul Rahman Siddiqi is a retired Brigadier of the Pakistan Army. He was born and brought up in Delhi which he had to leave for Lahore during Partition. He now lives in Karachi.
The book could have been appropriately sub-titled as 'Life in Pre-Partition Delhi (Dilli) Laid Bare'. It is, the first, and easily the last one of its kind by one of the vanishing breed of vintage ...
Mahmood Farooqui (born 13 March 1978) is a writer and director. He is the author of Besieged: Voices from Delhi, 1857 (2010). He is a well-known performer of Dastangoi.
Suroor Mander is an advocate and human rights activist based in Delhi.
Angana P. Chatterji is a feminist anthropologist and historian of the present. Her recent writings include the co-edited volume, Contesting Nation: Gendered Violence in South Asia (Zubaan, 2012), L
Shujaat Bukhari (1968-2018) was a journalist based in Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir). He was the Srinagar correspondent for Frontline and was the editor of Rising Kashmir. Between 1997 and 2012, he w
Edward Said (1935–2003) was a Palestinian-American literary theorist and public intellectual who helped found the critical-theory field of postcolonialism. He authored several books, includin