Author, The Land of the Wilted Rose (Rupa, 2012); For Love and Honour (Bloomsbury, 2015). Consulting Editor and Columnist, http://www.Newslaundry.com
La ilaha illallah. There is NO god but the Allah. What's the harm in saying this, said Buddha of Bamiyan. What's the harm in saying this, said Logos the Christ of Istanbul. What's the harm in saying this, said Vishwanath of Kashi.
The anti-CAA protests are politically and religiously motivated and bereft of any logic or rationale. The people of India have seen through this charade. My views on @TimesNow , with @navikakumar . #ShaheenBaghCracks
I have met @Abhijit_Iyer's mother. A more amazing woman would be hard to find. I have seen her smile, felt it touch my heart, as her lips extended painfully over wrinkled cheeks and mottled skin. Deepika's acid-attack make-up challenge is the worst thing I have seen. I can't even.
Map of all the places mentioned in the Mahabharata. [Drawn more than a century ago in Poona; cartographer unknown; available through @librarycongress.] Nations weaken not because of their past but, rather, by how they are taught it.
How proteins fold is one of the greatest remaining scientific puzzles. Here, friend @neelbs & JNU scientists study the folded, unfolded, and intermediate forms of a protein and discover that the unfolded form has a "memory". Their work features on the cover of BJ. Congrats Neel!