This poem is in solidarity with the women fighting against the hijab ban in the schools and colleges in Karnataka.
The Hijab Question: A Writer Recalls a Time in 1980s Karnataka When Education Came First
A novelist rewinds to a moment in time when she was a teacher at a PU college in North Karnataka's Raichur.
Udupi: Hijab Wearing Students Allowed Into College, Made to Sit in Separate Room
The decision has sparked concerns about segregation.
The Saffron That Makes Us Indian
We have permitted the government to spin cobwebs for us to lay in. Wake up. India is burning.
The Saffronisation of Saffron
Saffron – both the spice and the colour of patriotic fervour – is poisonous when consumed in excess.
What Happens When ‘Namastes’ Turn Into ‘Aadaabs’
If you're a young Muslim in India, what does your safe space look like?
Death by Saffron Ink
Our pens, our truths, our voices are all being stifled under saffron rule.
The Colour of Our Nation
'I'm the new curtain over the fourth estate.'
The Curious Case of the Saffron Gate
Before the gate was constructed, we had free access to those natural reserves of equality, logic and free thinking.