Baaraan Ijlal on Silence, Space & the Self

The person came and sat on the chair, asking me to bolt the door. I got up to bolt it and asked if the person felt better now. Fixing the mic on the person’s collar, I asked the person to say something for a soundcheck. The person responded with...

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Revati Laul on Understanding Mass Violence

There’s something disturbingly comforting in the way we write about violence. In stories of the cow vigilantes, the girl who got stabbed twenty seven times on a street in Delhi with people passing by; stories that make me insanely angry of course. But they do so...

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