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THOUGHT FACTORY: THE MANY HINDUISMS OF SECULAR DEMOCRATIC INDIA

Keeping religion a personal matter and not politicising it is crucial to prevent discrimination, promote social cohesion, and uphold the princi...

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POLITICS: WHEN THE SEEDS OF HATE WERE SOWN

Humra Quraishi recounts the days when there was respect and great pride in India’s diversity, and brings back memor...

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POLITICS: A WINTER OF DESPAIR WRITES SURANYA AIYAR

Humra Quraishi explains what it means to be a member of the minority community in these times and reproduces a part of what Su...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: H-POP & AUTHOR KUNAL PUROHIT

I’m introducing the brilliant mind behind the thought-provoking book "H-Pop," Kunal Purohit, a young explorer of alternative perspectives...

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POLITICS: JUST KEEP ON LIVING, SAY NOTHING!

Humra Quraishi looks at the events taking place in recent weeks, political and religious, and comments on the systematic silen...

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MOVIES: YOU LOVE CINEMA, RANJAN DAS RECOMMENDS

From The Box, Casa Grande, to Leave No Trace, Happy Old Year and Oru Thekkan Thallu, check out all the films that Ranjan Das Read More

POLITICS: FLASHBACK TO THE TIMES OF HINDUTVA

The influence of Hindutva politics on democratic and academic institutions in India has raised concerns about the erosion of secularism, threat...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: HUMRA QURASHI’S BOOK IS A WAKE UP CALL

Humra Quraishi’s book, The Diary of Gull Mohammad - A Kashmiri Muslim boy’s journey from Kashmir to Kerala, is an eyeopener. Once i...

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THE COURAGE AND CONVICTION OF SAIF HYDER HASAN

After seeing the film YES PAPA, story of a victim of child sexual abuse at the hands of her father, Vinta Nanda has a conversa...

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THE ARCHIES, ANIMAL, SOCIAL MEDIA AND DUMBING DOWN

We have fallen in the great social media trap. It has used the power of algorithms and the internet and fooled us into believing that we are se...

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