Human Rights

Signs of the time: Rab Dillan Wich Rehnda Hai

Humra Quraishi seeks answers for the mayhem being orchestrated by goons at the behest of the Right Wing Hindutva groups As I write this column, there’s heavy downpour a...

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Signs of the times: Anthems of Resistance

Humra Quraishi questions the idea of human rights in times when basic things like food security are a distant possibility.  On this Human Rights Day, the 10th of Decembe...

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Signs of the times: Unanswered Questions

I’m not being a pessimist but a realist in stating aloud that these last eight months have been suffocating, different. Difficult; writes Humra Quraishi  They&rsqu...

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Signs of the times: Love, Hate and Saffron Flowers

I am wondering if a chief minister of a state has the right in a democracy to give shrouded threats to Muslim men suspected to be indulging in ‘love  jihad’, ...

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Signs of the times: Speak for Democracy

Though nothing really surprises in the fascist times that we are destined to be  living in, news of the sealing of the Kashmir Times office in Srinagar did  shock, w...

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Signs of our times: It’s conspiracy

Humra Quraishi creates a picture of the way in which justice is denied to people in India, through her anguished words. We are living in treacherous times! Where rapists and ...

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Justice Is A Blindfolded Woman

Anupama Mandloi tells you why it is a good thing that the girl gang raped in Hathras isn’t alive to see the travesty of justice Two colleagues casually discuss how wo...

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Of Borders and Boundaries

In a short conversation with Selina Sheth, the Indian-born writer-director Vikram Zutshi, talks of his need to probe beyond man-made physical and psychological boundaries. &l...

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Justice for Jayaraj and Fenix

Anupama Mandloi writes that repressed ills of society have begun to boil over from years of subjugation into a world, which is currently in an uneasy pause. The flip side of ...

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Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award 2020: Call for entries

Rajiv Gandhi, in his brief life, has left an indelible imprint on the country. His vision of a vibrant future, youthful dynamism and his commitment to promotion of goodwill am...

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The apotheoses of the new wave: Jules et Jim

Godard’s Breathless and Truffaut’s Jules et Jim are the cornerstones of one ...

February 25 2021

Photo Essay: Your Magic Glasses

The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic is an eye-opener for thousands of people across the...

February 24 2021

Lights! Action! Politics

While the coronavirus rages on, Khalid Mohamed checks out how Bollywood stars in seats o...

February 23 2021