Human Rights

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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Iranian human rights lawyer jailed for 38 years and sentenced to 148 lashes

Iran has sentenced 55-year-old lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh to 148 lashes and 38 years in prison over her defense of women defying the&n...

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11 years and zero prosecutions: Justice, a forsaken promise in Kashmir

The Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS), a human rights organisation in the state, has compiled the data of 108 cases of human rights violations since 2008 where ...

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“Everyone has a right to access quality healthcare” - WHO

The World Health Organization has sponsored for the key topic of concern at a global medicine forum in South Africa stating that developing countries have long struggled with ...

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Hair today, gone tomorrow

Khalid Mohamed streams right into Hansal Mehta’s Chhalaang, Akarsh Khurana’s...

November 27 2020

The Varanasi mystique

A photo-essay by Ashis Ghatak, vivifying how the winter sets in on the holy city of Vara...

November 26 2020

At Vanishing Point

As one more beautifully-architected bungalow on Little Gibbs Road bites the dust, Khalid...

November 25 2020