Human Rights

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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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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Death of the language and a metaphor

Humra Quraishi expresses her anguish at the mindless violence and hatred spreading acros...

October 23 2021

Meet Vibha Batra, the compulsive writer

When you meet someone who has done so much work in such a short span of time, you cannot...

October 22 2021

Another Ravi Varma: Mankada

Kerala Varma talks about the magic in the work of the low profile cinematographer of Ado...

October 21 2021