A poem on the hijab ban in educational institutes in Karnataka.
Tag: freedom of speech
From Pop Stars to Journalists, Leading Turkish Women Under Attack
The jailing of prominent journalist Sedef Kabas and threats against famous pop diva Sezen Aksu are stirring controversy in Erdogan's Turkey. It's part of a trend that brings Islamists …
The U-Turn of the Century
'Slowly the blackness will spread and envelop all that do not conform.'
Prashant Kanojia Arrest: When the State Stepped Into My Marriage
Jagisha Arora's husband, journalist Prashant Kanojia, was arrested by the UP police on August 18 over a tweet and has been held in custody ever since.
The Conundrum Facing India’s Aspiring Journalists
The aspiring journalist of today is being made very aware that there is a price to pay when unwanted truths tumble out.
Musings of a Student Protestor
The protests in India this winter have been a vociferous expression of the freedom of speech.
BHU: The Death of a University
Someone once told me that the nature of protests in a university depicts its true health. Looking at BHU I fear it is dead.
We Need to Create a Vocabulary of Protest Which Resonates with Students, Citizens
As students, this is our moment and we must own it. We have something that this regime lacks: the power of imagination and the ability to think and ask …
Internet Shutdown: The Government’s Answer to Periods of Crisis
India leads the world in the number of shutdowns in a year, with Rajasthan being second on the list, after Jammu and Kashmir.