About Akhil Katyal

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No One Raped and Murdered Meena?

Will Meena Khalkho's case be picked up by the mainstream media like they did Jessica Lall's? Or will the difference in her political environment and class position and, above all, her distance from Delhi, be too much to bridge? 3rd Sept, 2011: Now that the curtain's going down on the...

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How We First Imagine Kashmir

In the year 1992, when she was a 19 year old creative-writing student at Hamilton College, N.Y., Kamila Shamsie was talking with her favorite teacher, the poet Agha Shahid Ali, about where he had spent his last summer. 'I was in Delhi, and in Srinagar,' he had said. She...

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