A poem on Father Stan Swamy's indomitable spirit.
Stan Can See Me
A poem on the death of Father Stan Swamy in custody, and how 'people of valour never die'.
Umar, My Namesake
When he was detained, people would ask, ‘Aren’t you an Umar too?’
The Filtered Light of Freedom
A poem on the release on bail of activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha.
State Anxious to ‘Suppress Dissent’ Says HC, Grants Bail to Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita, Asif Iqbal Tanha
The bail orders in the UAPA cases against Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha question the veracity of Delhi Police's accusations.
For Mahavir Narwal
"Tomorrow belonged to the man who died without kissing the forehead of his daughter."
What Profound Poetry Can I Offer You?
A political poem detailing the many ways to respond to these desperate times.
The Wazes of the World
'Lord have Mercedes on us.'
A Violation of Civil Liberties: On the Arrest of My Friend, Disha Ravi
How long do we watch as the authorities fail to uphold the rights to peaceful assembly? How long do we stay mum as they fail to repeal the archaic …
On the Arrest of ‘Urban Naxals’: Where Do Those Who Grew up on Their Work Go From Here?
This article is for those of us who, growing up, realised there was a world behind the glossy curtain of incredible India.