Another IndependenceBy Rana Dasgupta
It is already becoming clear that the efficacy of the old imperial strategy of “divide and rule”—caste against caste, religion against religion, temporary worker against permanent—is running out. The ability of India’s rural poor to endure cruelty is admittedly stupendous, but it is not, as their industrial overlords fondly believed, infinite.
The Monkeyman of DelhiOctober 2012
Aman Sethi consults a troubled storyteller about the terrifying urban legends proliferating among Delhi's displaced urban poor.