Aatish Taseer

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Aatish Taseer is a contributing writer for The International New York Times; his book, The Twice-Born (HarperCollins India), is forthcoming in November.

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Be truly free - Break bonds of history, ties of sentiment

India wriggles miserably between confusions over the West and hazy sentiment about its own past. In the process, it's losing its grip on both. Independence Day should liberate us from this sorry scene.