Rana Safvi

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is the author of 'Where Stones Speak' and other books.

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

Rape of a child is rape of humanity itself

This is not the first time rape has been used as a tool of war to subjugate those who are considered a threat.

VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |   8-minute read

A brief history of Hazrat Ali - the first male to embrace Islam

His instructions on keeping the army happy, selecting a chief justice are kept in the United Nations as an example.

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

The tall truths about two Red Forts in Delhi

The Lal Qila, as we we see it today, is a mere shell of its former self.

ART & CULTURE

 |   8-minute read

Sahir Ludhianvi's many tributes to women

He gave us the most defining verses about their emotions.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |   7-minute read

POLITICS

 |   10-minute read

I'm an Indian Muslim. Why must I suffer the acid test and prove my patriotism?

It’s the 'new normal' except that it is neither normal nor should it ever be.

ART & CULTURE

 |   7-minute read

On a famous son of Kasganj: Hazrat Amir Khusrau

He has often been called the Tooti-e-Hindustan or parrot of Hindustan.