The spectre of terrorism and national security is being frequently raised to disenfranchise certain people.
Congratulations! Your Silence Has Won!
A poem lamenting the path India finds itself on, where political parties spinning communal narratives continue to win elections.
This Day 30 Years Ago, the Republic Was Besmirched
There was undisguised triumph among a few people that “those people” had been shown their place, but most celebrated quietly.
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.
The Ball Is In Your Court!
On Constitution Day, a poem on going back to the Preamble.
Breaking Stereotypes Around the Muslims of India
In today's India, stereotypes about Muslims ignore their diversity.
New Report Sees Law Enforcement Agencies’ Role in Furthering Hate Crimes in India
"There is a clear pattern which suggests that incidents of hate crime against religious minorities have occurred largely in BJP-ruled states," the report by the US-based NGO CMRI adds.
Why the Bihar Government’s Recognition of Urdu Is Significant
The fact that Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav themselves handed out 183 appointment letters to newly-recruited Urdu translators and stenographers indicates their willingness to strike a contrast to communal …
How To Be a ‘Good Indian’ Abroad? Scenes From an Event at India House in London
On October 14, an event meant to welcome Indian students in the UK turned into an unwelcome lesson on patriotism and blind faith.