The Vice-Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University's recent op-ed overlooks the lived horrors of the Indian Muslim community.
Tag: Narendra Modi
The ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ Has Effectively Killed off the ‘Pappu’ Image
Whether it will inspire the party to come together and fight elections is quite another matter.
BBC Film Unveils Unseen UK Govt Gujarat Riots Inquiry Report Which Holds Modi ‘Directly Responsible’
In the film, then UK Foreign Secretary (Minister) Jack Straw speaks of strong concerns over the violence having led to the inquiry. Modi is shown denying any involvement to …
History Warns That Altering a Constitution’s Basic Structure Leads Down a Dark Path
The Germans learnt from the bitter experience of the Nazi era that it was important to limit parliament's amending power.
A Day With the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Haryana
From the size of the yatra to the desperation of the people who have come to take part in it, there are many things that are striking about the …
Anti-Minority’: Students, Academics Criticise Modi Govt’s Move to Discontinue MANF Scheme
Experts noted that the move would make higher education inaccessible to underprivileged students from minority communities.
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 …
‘Vernacular English’ Is a Deep Dive into India’s Language of Paradox
Akshya Saxena’s book explains how the language in India, with all its elite trappings, is also ubiquitous and helps make sense of a chaotic world.
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.
Communal Virus Injected into Diaspora, and the Culture is Growing
Incidents like the violence in Leicester are only going to increase and spread elsewhere unless local governments take decisive action.