The Starvation Raj

April 17, 2012
Zeeshan Khan
The Starvation Raj

This week, 93 years ago, India finally abandoned any hope of living in peace with the British Raj. When British guns blazed frenetically in the Punjab shedding blood in the holy city of Amritsar, our awkward, abusive marriage was well and truly over.
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Knowing thyself

February 23, 2012
Zeeshan Khan
Knowing thyself

Muslim culture in India has a uniformity about it that even reaches into regions you might not expect it to. Friends of mine from Hyderabad, and deeper south have an Urdu cultural orientation that is present even as close to home as Bihar.
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