Drawing on over 20 years of field-level research in rural Uttar Pradesh, these essays challenge Hindutva myths about Muslims in India. Communalist discourses often portray Muslims as ‘backwar...
Daya Ram Varma, M.D., Ph.D. (1929-2015) was Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University, Montreal. He studied at the King George Medical College, Lucknow. He
Malatibai Bedekar, who used the pen name Vibhavari Shirurkar, was born Balutai Anant Khare in 1905. She graduated from Karve University (now S.N.D.T.) at seventeen and later undertook scholarly res
Gautam Bhan works on the politics of poverty, inequality and development in Indian cities with a focus on housing, social security, governance and urban and planning theory. He co-anchors on-going
Neelam Hussain is a writer and translator who also teaches English at Lahore Grammar School in Pakistan.
Rana Ayyub is a former editor with Tehelka and is presently an independent journalist and writer based between Mumbai and Delhi. Her body of investigative and political reports spanning a deca