Human Rights

THURSDAYS OF FIRE, FRIDAYS OF STEEL

Humra Quraishi views the human rights violations that are piling up and asks how the leaders in the future will heal people from the hurt this regime has caused. It is clear ...

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DEFENDING THE IDEA OF INDIA

Keeping in mind the objective to intervene in defence of diversity, pluralism, democracy, constitutional values and Justice, Anhad organised a convention: Defending the Idea o...

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Of Human Shields and Human Rights

In light of recent events in Srinagar’s Hyderpora in Kashmir, where it is alleged that civilians were used as human shields, Humra Quraishi brings back memories of such ...

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Legal Eagle: Jamshed Mistry

Vinta Nanda reproduces a conversation she had with the multi-faceted lawyer Jamshed Mistry, a man with a keen sense of what is going around these days. Jamshed Mistry is an e...

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Signs of the time: Where lies the truth?

Humra Quraishi visits the literary works of Shamsul Islam, Khushwant Singh, Jyortimaya Sharma, AG Noorani and Professor Ram Puniyani to build her discussion on how harmful Hin...

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Care Leavers Speak Up

Augustine Veliath tells about Care Leavers and also explains what we need to do to support them. Care Leavers are young people, who have lived in Alternative Care settings, e...

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This is what we voted for!

I woke up this morning to another depressing set of news headlines, writes Anupama Mandloi Each news article brings with it anxiety and doubt. 'Should I trust this as credi...

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They stand united now

The unity program initiated by farm leaders can take the shape of a cultural revolution in rural north India, writes Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd   One of the most signific...

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Sign of the Times: Tyranny is simply tyranny!

Humra Quraishi discusses the state of eternal damnation, which those who are released after having spent years of imprisonment under false charges, remain in. Supposedly it&r...

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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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MOVIES: LOOK WHAT RANJAN DAS RECOMMENDS

From Agnes Varda’s The Beaches of Agnes to Suzhou River, Reversal of Fortune, In B...

February 22 2024

THOUGHT FACTORY: THE MANY HINDUISMS OF SECULAR DEMOCRATIC INDIA

Keeping religion a personal matter and not politicising it is crucial to prevent discrim...

February 21 2024

ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: THOSE FREEZE SHOTS OF TARUN MAJUMDAR

Satyabrata Ghosh explores the genesis and evolution of the freeze shot used by auteurs o...

February 20 2024