Syeda Hameed The Indian Express Group

Syeda Hameed-

Three hundred miles on, sixty seven years back

Tuesday 7 January '14

On a trip from Delhi to Amritsar, I felt I had travelled back in time.
Living next door to fear

Saturday 6 April '13

Karachi and Lahore are cities that at once breathe life, youth and terror
Turn away from the trivial

Monday 11 February '13

Why Muslims must learn to ignore ‘Vishwaroopam’, Rushdie and the rock band
Kokrajhar to Bangalore

Saturday 18 August '12

The wretched are hurting the wretched, and the only gainers are the fundamentalists
The Guwahati frames

Wednesday 18 July '12

Election 2014 should be fought on the issue of violence against women
Where is her home?

Monday 18 June '12

The Delhi high court has upheld Shumaila’s dignity by allowing her to live with her husband
Shame, not honour

Wednesday 16 May '12

We need a standalone law to deal with honour killings
Who am I to talk?

Thursday 24 February '11

Muslim concerns today, or the colonial census.
An eleven-year shadow

Friday 21 January '11

Violence against women under the cover of diplomatic immunity is an old, old story
Unclench these fists

Tuesday 29 June '10

Children are the focus of the 12th Plan. Let’s start with Jammu and Kashmir...
Write Back

Saturday 22 May '10

Responding to the news report, ‘What was Plan panel member doing in a Muslim protest, Modi asks Montek at noisy meeting,’ Syeda Hameed, member, Planning Commission, has written...
Tearing through prejudice

Monday 17 May '10

Stray comments are often played up to reinforce stereotypes against Muslims...
Trapped in a blind alley

Tuesday 24 October '06

Sachar Committee’s findings on Muslims will soon be made public. Don’t be optimistic
Trapped in a blind alley

Monday 23 October '06

Sachar Committee’s findings on Muslims will soon be made public. Don’t be optimistic
Death under the eaves

Tuesday 19 September '06

This morning I was sitting on the verandah of my Lutyen’s house in a quiet New Delhi lane.


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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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