As Adivasi students in spaces of higher education, we often find dissonance between lived realities and the vocabularies of development used to study our communities.
In two almost similar cases of detention under the NSA, Manipur has shown an unapologetic habit of using laws meant for the most severe crimes to target free speech.
With private developers keeping their focus on the middle-class as a market, vulnerable sections continue to be pushed to the margins as an apathetic judiciary and government look on.
There are stories far more disturbing and worse than ours. But we have a voice and the means to use it.
By creating a ‘punishment’ for people by debarring them from important schemes, the UP government is yet again using their infamous model of fear to further dehumanise marginalised communities.
The Reuters journalist was embedded with the Afghan Special Forces, and had been reporting on their operations against the Taliban in the region.