There was undisguised triumph among a few people that “those people” had been shown their place, but most celebrated quietly.
Tag: communal hatred
In a Young Muslim Man’s Courage, a Lesson for Us All
It is not surprising that the Manipal Institute of Technology student's classmates kept silent as he stood up to his bigoted teacher. That is the nature of our nation …
Shraddha Walkar and Beyond: How Media Coverage Is Shaping Perceptions
In most cases of sexual violence, big media highlights the accused’s name only when he happens to be Muslim.
Why is the Anniversary of the 1984 Massacre of Sikhs Not a Time of Remembrance For Us All?
There can be no justification for the mass killing of Sikhs in 1984. But the country's collective refusal to hold fast to that memory also has no justification.
Arundhati Roy on Things that Can and Cannot Be Said: The Dismantling of the World as We Know It
Solidarity, speaking up for others is more important than ever. But that too has become a perilous activity, says the acclaimed writer.
A poem on the Gyanvapi verdict and Siddique Kappan's two year-long incarceration.
What Mohan Bhagwat’s Visit to a Madrasa Tells Us About the RSS
Can we now expect the RSS chief to back the idea of multi-religious primers for all school students – especially texts which set out the fundamental precepts and beliefs …
The India I Live In
'I no longer belong to an India whose pride possession is secularism, or where the right to live isn't a privilege.'
Mother Seems To Have Forgotten
A poem on constant vulnerability, and the fading lines between safety and brutality.
The Slow Dance to Exclusive Nationalism
The politics of hatred in our country feeds on our indifference – the apathy of those it does not affect.