There was undisguised triumph among a few people that “those people” had been shown their place, but most celebrated quietly.
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 …
In most cases of sexual violence, big media highlights the accused’s name only when he happens to be Muslim.
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.
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.
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 …
'I no longer belong to an India whose pride possession is secularism, or where the right to live isn't a privilege.'
A poem on constant vulnerability, and the fading lines between safety and brutality.
The politics of hatred in our country feeds on our indifference – the apathy of those it does not affect.