Payal Singh Mohanka

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'Modi and Shah are gluttons'

'Modi and Shah are gluttons'

Rediff.com1 days ago

'They have a voracious appetite.' 'But there are many places where they go and they lose.'

'Today, the soul of the party has vanished'

'Today, the soul of the party has vanished'

Rediff.com16 Feb 2021

'I feel deeply sorry about this party which we built together.'

'If BJP comes to power, Muslims will be in trouble'

'If BJP comes to power, Muslims will be in trouble'

Rediff.com3 Feb 2021

'I have interacted with Muslim women in rural Bengal, they are scared of the BJP.'

New York Gurdwaras's HEARTENING Langar Story

New York Gurdwaras's HEARTENING Langar Story

Rediff.com30 Nov 2020

It was truly heartening to see how the Sikh community had risen to the occasion during the Black Lives Matter peaceful protests and the coronavirus pandemic and selflessly served those looking for nourishment.

'Biden will play it safe'

'Biden will play it safe'

Rediff.com8 Nov 2020

'It will be normal, regular, everyday politics whether you like it or not.' That's what this country needs,' a New Yorker tells Payal Singh Mohanka.

Trump-Biden tear desi families apart

Trump-Biden tear desi families apart

Rediff.com4 Nov 2020

What startles a visitor like me from India is how the 2020 US presidential election has divided families, husband and wife, parents and children, observes Payal Mohanka.

Will Modi help the light-makers of Chandernagor?

Will Modi help the light-makers of Chandernagor?

Rediff.com20 Oct 2020

2020 has dimmed the animated bulbs that create magical images and transform Kolkata into a mesmerising fairyland during Durga Puja.

'Mother was above religion'

'Mother was above religion'

Rediff.com24 Feb 2015

The constitution of the Missionaries of Charity that declares, 'We shall not impose our Catholic faith on anyone, but have profound respect for all religions.'

How a Sikh family survived a massacre 30 years ago

How a Sikh family survived a massacre 30 years ago

Rediff.com31 Oct 2014

'Koi Sardar hai? Goli se maar dalenge...' 'The only sardars who were spared in the train were the six with us. And the credit goes to the innate goodness of the passengers in our coach.' Payal Singh Mohanka remembers that horrifying train journey in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi's assassination.