Behind ‘enemy’ Lines

A Pakistani policemen I came across yesterday greeted me in his customary colloquial Punjabi and then followed it up with “baon zulam hoeya hai jee” (a heinous crime has been committed). For a split second i was shocked but soon realised he said that in reaction to the death in a Pakistani hospital of Indian…

My Tryst with the Lens

A journalist in Bahrain, I started my career at one of India‚Äôs leading newspapers, The Hindustan Times, in 1983. Later, I joined the Indian Express prior to a foray into the Gulf, in 1996. In Bahrain, I have worked at the now defunct Bahrain Tribune and at the Gulf Daily News. Having developed an interest…