Stories for: Ajmal Kamal

Connections: Being Badal

In my first visit to Calcutta in early 1982, one person I wanted to meet was Badal Sircar, the accomplished Bengali...

Connections: The world according to Jamia Rasheedia

Most Muslim boys and girls growing up in Pakistan in the early 1970s are likely to have learned the Arabic text of...

Connections: The earlier, better Advanis

Hiranand Showkiram Advani, popularly known as Sadhu Hiranand, born in Hyderabad, Sindh, lived only for 30 years ...

Sailing between Karachi and Bombay

When I am distressed by the politics of our subcontinent, I lose myself in a dream. I imagine sailing to Cox’s Bazar.

Urdu literature and the events of Pakistan's history

Ajmal Kamal takes a look at how Pakistan's history shaped Urdu literature and its writers.

Go in-depth: Indian elections 2014
Go in-depth: Indian elections 2014

Madressah reform difficulty

End of a crisis

The dissension within

Universities’ challenge


More than money needed

Measuring poverty

Lure of the blue passport

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