Business and Politics

War, Peace, Music and Memes

From ‘The answer my friend is blowing in the wind…’ by Bob Dylan to ‘Vladdy Daddy please no war…’ on Tik Tok, the songs have changed but ...

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Winds of Change in Uttar Pradesh

Subhashini Ali analyses the political scenario in Uttar Pradesh, soon going to elections, and finds that the winds of change seem imminent. Fast-moving political changes in U...

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Where are the men and their many wives?

Humra Quraishi questions the vicious propaganda being spread against Muslim communities by Right-Wing forces that say that they are reproducing children at alarming rates. Wi...

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Facets of Freedom

This Republic day people from various walks of life speak to Monarose Sheila Pereira about their views on freedom. Dr. Malcom Fonseca, Gynecologist Thomas Jeffe...

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Great men leave everlasting memories

As Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary nears, Humra Quraishi recalls conversations with Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee and also pays a humble tribute to Birju Maharaj, the Kat...

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Facts about Indian Muslims

Humra Quraishi leans on facts and figures to draw a picture of the state of the Muslim community in India. All those arrested or detained so far in the Sulli Deals and Bulli ...

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Bully Bai and the mainstreaming of hate

Humra  Quraishi questions hate politics and the utter disregard for the Constitution of India by the fringe that is being mainstreamed aggressively. It’s horrifyin...

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If I Am, So God Must Be!

Humra Quraishi discusses the absence of God in the Hindutva narrative of 2021, that threatened minorities and denied to India the goodness Mother Teresa has done to her. Thos...

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And a New Year is about to begin…

It is the good times of the past that inspire us to look forward to the coming year, for there is little in the events of 2021 that give any confidence, writes Humra Quraishi....

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Of egoistic Indian men and Mulk Raj Anand

Humra Quraishi remembers Mulk Raj Anand on his birth anniversary and what he had said about Indian men consumed by superiority complexes. Christmas is just about a week away ...

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WOMEN INTERRUPTED

Monojit Lahiri investigates what constitutes the attitude towards women in film industri...

January 31 2023

I WENT TO HIS HOUSE AND SAW…

Humra Quraishi revisits an interview with Captain Lakshmi Sahgal, who questioned the min...

January 30 2023

PATHAAN: IS IT A CINEMATIC MASTERPIECE?

Sharad Raj discusses why the film PATHAAN is being celebrated across the country and SRK...

January 29 2023