M.M. Kaye, British writer of the bestselling war and romance novel The Far Pavilions, later made into a period pulp saga on film, dies at 95.
Ghazal queen Malika Pukhraj, of the eternal jewel Abhi to main jawan hoon, dies at 93. Hari Singh’s court singer, she later moved to Pakistan.
M.D. Nanjundaswamy, 68, of the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha, dies. A champion of Indian farmers’ rights, he battled multinationals like the KFC and Monsanto’s genetically modified cotton.
Lt Gen (retd) A.A.K. Niazi, the one who...