Novelist Ratika Kapur on Delhi's same-sex carriages

The ladies' carriage of a train en route to a suburb of Delhi is an ideal place to observe caste, gender and age jostle for position; it is, finds the novelist Ratika Kapur, a microcosm for a society on a stop-start journey into the 21st century

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