Human Rights

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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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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Failed promises of the right wing: Andrzej Wajda

Sharad Raj transports you back to the film Ashes and Diamonds - an all-time masterpiece ...

May 12 2021

How feminism works in rural India

Vinta Nanda explores how feminism works in rural India and the Grassroots Leadership Dev...

May 11 2021

Not time-pass. Lockdown is time well spent

Senior professionals from various fields talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about how they ...

May 10 2021