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Swara Bhasker

Swara Bhasker

Swara Bhasker is an award-winning Bollywood actor and sometime writer and social commentator.

Bitter Chocolate

A trip down Nehru lane

The sheer scale of the smear campaign directed at Jawaharlal Nehru in the last six

By Swara Bhasker November 16, 2019

Hope that dispels darkness

We live in a time when our traditional festivals have all turned into mega-shopping

By Swara Bhasker November 02, 2019

What JNU taught me

Jawaharlal Nehru University has achieved both iconic status and a glamorous

By Swara Bhasker October 19, 2019

Praise Gandhi, chant Godse

Mahatma Gandhi has been described in many ways during his lifetime and since his

By Swara Bhasker October 05, 2019

When English became Indian

On September 14, on the occasion of Hindi Divas, the Union home minister made a

By Swara Bhasker September 21, 2019

Hussain made my Ganesh

India is a land of many things. But, above all, it is a land of festivals. I do not

By Swara Bhasker September 07, 2019

When I met my internet troll

Let me begin, dear reader, with a confession. I am probably one of India’s most

By Swara Bhasker August 24, 2019