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Syed Saad Ahmed

Articles by Syed Saad Ahmed

‘Dangerous’ Jurisdiction When Judges Act In Their Own Cause: Prashant Bhushan

‘Dangerous’ Jurisdiction When Judges Act In Their Own Cause: Prashant Bhushan

Sep 05, 2020 Syed Saad Ahmed

Prashant Bhushan said that scandalising the court or lowering the authority of the court is the problematic...

Prized Pixels

Prized Pixels

Jun 26, 2020 Syed Saad Ahmed

The Netherlands Diary | Of Windmills, Precision, Free Coffee And Public Protest

The Netherlands Diary | Of Windmills, Precision, Free Coffee And Public Protest

Jun 20, 2020 Syed Saad Ahmed

When school teachers were protesting outside the Escher Museum in the Hague, there were no menacing men in...

Hong Kong’s Youth Are Desperate. They No Longer Care About Their Lives: Evans Chan

Hong Kong’s Youth Are Desperate. They No Longer Care About Their Lives: Evans Chan

Jun 19, 2020 Syed Saad Ahmed INTERVIEWS Evans Chan

The director of ‘We Have Boots’ talks about his film on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

‘A Mob Destroyed My Coffee Shop And Opened The Door To A Film’

‘A Mob Destroyed My Coffee Shop And Opened The Door To A Film’

Jun 05, 2020 Syed Saad Ahmed INTERVIEWS Arun Karthick

In conversation with Arun Karthick, whose movie ‘Nasir’ won the NETPAC award at the International Film...

I Wanted To Find a Bridge Between Sona Mohapatra’s Music And Politics: Deepti Gupta

I Wanted To Find a Bridge Between Sona Mohapatra’s Music And Politics: Deepti Gupta

Apr 25, 2020 Syed Saad Ahmed

In conversation with Deepti Gupta, the director of ‘Shut Up Sona’, about her first feature-length...

‘We Have Boots’ Is A Paean To Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protesters

‘We Have Boots’ Is A Paean To Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protesters

Apr 21, 2020 Syed Saad Ahmed

The documentary presents a densely packed yet riveting account of the Hong Kong protests from 2014 onwards....

I Am Optimistic About How Conversations Shape The World: Sona Mohapatra

I Am Optimistic About How Conversations Shape The World: Sona Mohapatra

Mar 04, 2020 Syed Saad Ahmed

In conversation with singer Sona Mohapatra about the documentary Shut Up Sona and why despite the relentless...

Revathi Roy: The Entrepreneur Delivering Packages And Empowerment

Revathi Roy: The Entrepreneur Delivering Packages And Empowerment

Mar 04, 2020 Syed Saad Ahmed

She did not have money to pay her husband’s medical bills and was sent to prison for defaulting on loans,...

How Gita Ramanan’s Quest To Democratise Design In India Made Home Interiors Hassle-Free

How Gita Ramanan’s Quest To Democratise Design In India Made Home Interiors Hassle-Free

Feb 24, 2020 Syed Saad Ahmed

Design Cafe offers customised home decor on a budget and sidesteps the delays, cost escalation and...

Half Hearing The Call To Prayer

Half Hearing The Call To Prayer

Dec 11, 2019 Syed Saad Ahmed

Cogent issues are broached, but a proper resolution is hampered by dithering positions

24 Hours In The Life Of Ruskin Bond: Dreams, Dictionaries, Purple Pens And Other Passions

24 Hours In The Life Of Ruskin Bond: Dreams, Dictionaries, Purple Pens And Other Passions

Nov 20, 2019 Syed Saad Ahmed

At 85, Ruskin Bond’s penchant for walking has diminished, but his pen is as prodigious as ever. Comfortably...

Gandhi@150: V.S. Srinivasa Sastri, Gandhi's 'Brother' and Strident Critic

Gandhi@150: V.S. Srinivasa Sastri, Gandhi's 'Brother' and Strident Critic

Sep 26, 2019 Syed Saad Ahmed

Dear brother…That’s how Mahatma Gandhi and Srinivasa Sastri (1869-1946) would address each other in their...

Gandhi@150: Bhulabhai Desai, Gandhi's Trusted Legal Lieutenant

Gandhi@150: Bhulabhai Desai, Gandhi's Trusted Legal Lieutenant

Sep 26, 2019 Syed Saad Ahmed

Over his 40-year ­illustrious legal career, Bhulabhai Desai argued many high-­pro­file cases such as the...

Gandhi@150: Ali Brothers' Fraught Relationship With Gandhi

Gandhi@150: Ali Brothers' Fraught Relationship With Gandhi

Sep 26, 2019 Syed Saad Ahmed

The leaders of the Khilafat movement initially backed Gandhi’s call for non-cooperation, but the suspicion...

Sustainability Makes Good Business Sense For Farmers: Dan Alluf

Sustainability Makes Good Business Sense For Farmers: Dan Alluf

Sep 25, 2019 Syed Saad Ahmed

In conversation with MASHAV agriculture counsellor Dan Alluf about how Israel has harnessed technology to...

Dead Sea Diary

Dead Sea Diary

Sep 04, 2019 Syed Saad Ahmed

The extraordinarily salty water body packs many a pleasurable — and painful — punch

[Forgotten Newsmakers] Gladys Staines: Life After Death

[Forgotten Newsmakers] Gladys Staines: Life After Death

Jul 17, 2019 Syed Saad Ahmed

Twenty years after the ghastly murder of her husband, the missionary Graham Staines, Gladys has forged a new...

Time To Make In Indie, Babua!

Time To Make In Indie, Babua!

Jun 13, 2019 Syed Saad Ahmed

Independent filmmakers from Bihar and eastern UP are breaking away from ­cinematic conventions of the...

Money Is Important, But I Will Continue To Make Films, Regardless Of Funding: Nitin Chandra

Money Is Important, But I Will Continue To Make Films, Regardless Of Funding: Nitin Chandra

Jun 13, 2019 Syed Saad Ahmed INTERVIEWS Nitin Chandra

Nitin Chandra, Bihari indie cinema’s most well-known exponent and practitioner, discusses the challenges...