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On Being the Daughter of a Delhi Policeman
A social researcher speaks of the helplessness she has been feeling over the past year in the aftermath of the police brutality in Jamia and her guilt over her …
The Abusive Indian
It's clear the past six years have seen a retreat of public decency. Politeness means cowardice in Modi’s India.
The Anatomy of Revolutionary Violence
Violence must not be made the apparatus of justice if we do not intend it to be the law in the new world born in the aftermath.
The Defaced Walls of Shaheen Bagh Still Sing of Revolution
Even when the movement dies, these walls remain a souvenir of resistance – maybe not in physicality but in the minds of the people.
Revolution at Seventeen
It gets harder when you're only 17, which means a majority of your friends are either unaware or choose ignorance because "it is what it is".
Roti, Kapda Aur Makaan – Riot, Nafrat Aur Dukaan
I will remember the day my city turned into a crematorium at the hands of goons.
Let Me Know If You Need Anything?
How many times have you pretended to be okay when you're crumbling inside?
Battle for India’s Soul: At the Front Lines, Women Bear the Brunt of Age-Old Sexism
From taunts to threats of sexual violence, women are put down in more way than one as they step out to protest the heavy handedness of a government impervious …
The Children of Shaheen Bagh
As debates continue on whether children should be taken to protests, Shaheen Bagh has become a school of sorts for many.