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What reception will India give new Rusdhie film?

The film of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children is set to be released on 1 February. If the team behind the movie adaptation is at all nervous about screening the film they have good reason. Rushdie, who wrote the screenplay, and has been the literary face for freedom of expression for years, has a tumultuous history of censorship with India. … Continue reading

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Mercy

I sit by the corner of the street, the silence in the hustle-bustle screeches through the vacuity of a tired soul. The men hurrying through the signals, women worrying about their chores, with the baggage of their responsibilities and sensibilities torn apart. The children, all shapes and sizes, toddlers to the kite runners; clamped to … Continue reading