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Mardan lynching, Pakistan's Blasphemy Law and way ahead.

It is beyond religion. It is something unconsciously being wired into our faith-driven society’s DNA, at varying levels in different believers of faith. Inhumanely treating another human is not outlandish to eyes, least in Pakistan. 918 more words


The Lovers Featured in the Evening Standard Magazine

In the 07.04.17 issue of Evening Standard Magazine featuring actress Gemma Arterton, my cover design for The Lovers is picked as the top five books the… 6 more words

Book Design


Why is it I sit, gazing in disgust at a scar on my finger,
disfiguring the flawless skin on my hand,
when staring at me in my direction, 63 more words

Poetry/ Reflections

Indian parents.

it is known world over that indian parents have a tendency of being overly involved in the lives of their children. while some would argue that it is good thing because there is a constant support system available all the time, others would say that being too protective often interferes with their freedom. 1,425 more words


Where's the 'honour' in killing?

A few years ago I wrote a novelette — shorter than a novella and longer than a short story — about Anne Boleyn’s last days. Recently I read something that caused me to dust off this minor opus and look at it through a slightly different lens; not just as the story of one wronged woman, but as a story that is part of a deeper context of all wronged women. 1,597 more words

Enraged mob slays eloped lovers after storming eastern Afghanistan police station in honour killing

KABUL, Afghanistan — An armed mob that included relatives of a young woman who had eloped with her lover stormed a police station holding the couple in eastern Afghanistan over the weekend, then dragged the lovers off and killed them, officials and witnesses said. 322 more words