Zehra Naqvi
Columnist
My Stories
Why do we believe in god?

Is there a supernatural force that guides us or is it just a human construct? Is there an afterlife at the end of this one, or is this the only beginning and end?

Liberation from your dark side

The biggest battles in human history have been fought ostensibly to protect the ideal of liberty.

The evolution of language

Language is a vibrant life force that connects people and minds, providing a channel, a living medium for ideas to float upon and flourish.

Immortality is for the explorer

Does death make life more meaningful? More important? Many people would like to think so.

Stories of grief must be told

An elderly man once told me, never display your sufferings before the world.

Crafting a masterpiece

Creative souls spend their entire lives in the pursuit of that elusive masterpiece, that work of great beauty and significance that would etch their names in the halls of immortality.

Put yourself in others’ shoes

The study of economics lends numerous insights into human nature.

Mourning a true Bollywood legend

Last week when silver screen icon Shashi Kapoor passed away, lovers of Indian cinema went all out to console each other; tributes flooded media outlets and messages of condolence flooded social med

True joy lies in unceasing dreams

There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it.”

The myriad levels of love

Love manifests itself in varying forms.

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