Syeda S. Hameed is an Indian social and women's rights activist, educationist, writer and a former member of the Planning Commission of India and the National Commission for Women. She has edited t
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Manali Desai is a Lecturer in Sociology at Newnham College, University of Cambridge.
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Nandita Haksar is a human rights lawyer, teacher, campaigner and writer.
Ralph Russell was the most well known authority on Urdu literature outside South Asia. His work on Urdu poetry in the late Mughal era, and his translation of Ghalib's poetry and prose is studied al
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel,