From a pipal felicitated by Nanasaheb Peshwa in 1754 to a 250-year-old baobab and many more trees that have been brought to the city by travellers, this is an excellent guide to the trees of Pune
India’s Islamic scholars and religious groups have been extremely reticent to openly condemn the murder of Punjab governer Salman Taseer. A lone scholarly voice raised has been that of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan.
Kamayani Sharma wonders what constitutes ‘belonging’, and whether in an increasingly atomised and simultaneously flattened world, we can even recognise any longer the markers that point to ‘home’'.
In a remote village in Sierra Leone, this writer realised the real meaning of poetry, a poetry that does not need legitimation from publishers, critics, markets and cocktail parties
The fact that Ladakh has only one college compels its youth to seek an education in Delhi, Jammu and Chandigarh, where they face problems of acceptance and identity