Salman Akhtar

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The writer is professor of Psychiatry at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, and author or editor of over 70 books on diverse topics in psychiatry and psychoanalysis. He is also a poet in both Urdu and English.

ART & CULTURE

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'Ghazal Usne Chherhi' brings Urdu, India's lost daughter, back to her roots

Rekhta's new book of poetry traces her lyrical journey of 1,000 years, and a Hindustani ancestry we can no longer deny.

LIFE

 |   4-minute read

Salman Akhtar pays a lovely tribute to his aunt Hamida Salim

She was an economist and educator, but what's more, a benefactor to numerous souls in need, including an orphan like me.