It is well-nigh impossible for bigotry and hate to take root in a child or young person who possesses certain skills and qualities.
Countering Bigotry in the Indian Classroom
Young people (teenagers, especially) are open to reason and there is a very good chance they will listen to facts if we will but dialogue with them calmly, objectively, …
Review: ‘Puzhu’, the Worm Within
Director Ratheena's debut film zeroes in on the worm that inhabits all of us to varying degrees – casteism, racism and classism.
The Infinite ‘Hows’ of a Woman
'How much of my suffering is needed for you to acknowledge or call out oppression?'
The Kind of a Woman I Want To Be
'I want to be a revolutionary. I want to bring change.'
Whenever the word nationalism is brought up in conversation, the first person whose reaction is scrutinised is a Muslim.
We Lost Much More Than a Cricket Match on Sunday Night
Sports is a mighty leveller. Cricket in India was no exception, but something has snapped somewhere.
My Father Wants A Hindu Rashtra. He’s Now Become A Troll
As my father expresses his unending support for the Modi government, I see the same apathy in his eyes that has defined the response of Indian lawmakers to the …
Pandemic Worsens Plight of LGBTQIA+ Community in Tier-Two Cities, Small Towns
Compelled to go back to homes where they can't express themselves, or are still in the closet, how queer and trans people in smaller towns and cities are facing …
On Being the Daughter of a Delhi Policeman
A social researcher speaks of the helplessness she has been feeling over the past year in the aftermath of the police brutality in Jamia and her guilt over her …