Laws such as UAPA have not only been used to criminalise journalist but also to create a chilling effect on journalists.
Umar Khalid on His Two Years in Jail: ‘I Feel Pessimistic at Times. And Also Lonely’
I often wonder, how long is this dark tunnel? Is there any light in sight yet? Am I near the end, or am I only midway through? Or has …
Poem: Requiem for Justice, With Apologies to Poetry
Here’s a winning formula / To make the Rashtra stronger: / Lengthen the long arm of the law, / And let its nose be longer.
A Sad State of Affairs
'This land which freed us from the colonisers is yet again trapped under the boots of a state that has failed our constitution.'
A Hate-Mongering Serpent
'Our Chanakyas are only interested in forming governments, polarising brains and dividing people... they do not heed their motherland’s cries'.
Kashmir: Students, College Management Charged With UAPA for ‘Celebrating’ Pakistan’s Win
Many have said the charges are harsh and unjustified, and could ruin students' futures.
Rest in Eternal Song, Father Stan Swamy
A poem on Father Stan Swamy's indomitable spirit.