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“Your style of writing is too classy for the content you wrote. It was too smart for a romcom.” This is what a friend wrote to me after reading my book. I get her point. For that’s the general impression. What’s there to a love story, after all? Boy meets girl, spark/drama/conflict/tension. Love suffers, love...

Dear fellow Indian Mothers, I believe no mother asks her child to hate another child. So it was disturbing and shocking when Zareen told me, ‘My little one is only six-and-a-half years old and was hit in school for being a Muslim.’ A student sitting on the same bench as her daughter, Samaira, asked her,...