Business and Politics

Signs of the time: About Indian Muslims

It’s about time we look into our backyards! And not ignore the murky events taking place there and along the by-lanes of our mohallas and bastis, writes Humra Quraishi ...

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Sign of the times: So far from God!

Humra Quraishi discusses the definite background to the sorry state of affairs in Afghanistan. For the last several years foreign powers, including the two superpowers of t...

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The Women of the Farmers Agitation

Subhashini Ali writes about the Women farmers’ parliament - a parliament that the government is determined to keep ordinary citizens from seeing and hearing. All the ...

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Adivasis Denied Forest Rights

Adivasis organize to protect their rights as corporate control over forests escalates, reports The Daily Eye News desk In a press conference held by Citizens for Justice an...

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Signs of the time: The politics that ‘meats’ the eyes

Humra Quraishi discusses the divisive politics being played by right-wing forces and the relentless efforts being made to create rifts between Hindus and Muslims. With more...

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Signs of the time: Who is accountable?

Humra  Quraishi recalls her brief meeting with Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu and worries for the state of prisoners in our jails awaiting trial.  As I was about to fil...

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Signs of the time: Stories of Muslim Youth

Humra Quraishi shares her views on the stories of Muslim youth falsely implicated, the talks between the leaderships of Kashmir and the union government of India and the relen...

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Broken windows and promises

Humra Quraishi recalls her conversations with Abdul Ghani Lone, Maulana Abbas Ansari, Abdul Gani Bhat and Yasin Malik at separate instances with regard to dialogue and discuss...

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Sign of the times: This is the darkest hour

Humra  Quraishi revisits her conversations with Saira Banu and Khushwant Singh, both of whom had predicted that the times to come, which are here, will be darker than the...

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Where there is no will, there is violence

Humra Quraishi talks about how polarisation in grassroots India, by the use of state machinery, is spreading violence and fear among minorities.  Earlier this week a ...

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Flight To Freedom

In his first letter to readers, Philosophy Coach, Consultant at Universal Enlightenment ...

January 24 2022

Those Disco Deewane days

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, replays the story of the late Nazia Hassan, who sparked th...

January 23 2022

Great men leave everlasting memories

As Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary nears, Humra Quraishi recalls conversations ...

January 22 2022