'It's easy to call anything problematic': Richa Chadha on outrage against Madam Chief Minister, Section 375
"You have to leave enough room for all kinds of films to be made. We'll never have a contrarian point of view if such films aren't made," says Richa Chadha.
Richa Chadha apologises for Madam Chief Minister's 'objectionable' poster, says 'our heart's in the right place'
"It was a regrettable and a completely unintentional oversight," Richa Chadha clarifies following the backlash that Madam Chief Minister's initial poster received
Richa Chadha's Madam Chief Minister receives flak for misrepresentation of Dalit community in poster
Social media users tweeted at Richa Chadha for the stereotypical image in the first look poster of Madam Chief Minister and to take into account the criticism directed towards the film from the Dalit community.
How the Essential Commodities Act will impact the landless: In conversation with Chahna, a student from Haryana
Accusing the government of dividing the public through religion, caste, class and more, Chahna highlights the need for a united front in times of crisis, stating they won't back down till their demands are complied with.
"This is a people's movement, not just farmer's movement": In conversation with Manisha, a young student protesting against the Farm Laws at Tikri
Farmers and allies from Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh have been protesting in and around Delhi for the last 12 days. With allegations of hypocrisy and farmers being misled from the Centre, and criticism reigning strong from the Opposition, it is the voices of the protesters that need to be amplified and heard.
Siddique Kappan was going to Hathras under the 'garb of journalism' to disturb law & order, UP govt tells SC
Meanwhile, CJI SA Bobde raised concerns over misreporting in the case and asked the petitioner Kerala Union of Working Journalists' to file a rejoinder to the UP govt's affidavit while postponing the hearing in the case by a week
A series of laws, acts and yojanas have done nothing to lift Bihar’s landless out of pitiful indenture
Hathras gang-rape incident: Valmikis protest not limited to seeking justice for victim, they want caste system to go away
A striking feature of the current Valmiki protests about the Hathras caste crime is that both the image of Ambedkar and sloganeering deployed by the Ambedkarite/Anti-caste protestors are largely missing.
Woman Dalit panchayat chief in Tamil Nadu forced to sit on floor, barred from hoisting flag; two arrested
Rajeshwari S, the Dalit president of the Therku Thittai panchayat in Cuddalore district, was made to sit on the floor, while other members were seated on chairs during a meeting of panchayat members
Condemning the Hathras incident, Nawazuddin Siddiqui said some of his neighbours in his village still don't accept him because of his caste despite his present success
Hathras gangrape accused claim innocence in letter to SP; victim's kin move Allahabad HC against 'illegal confinement'
The gangrape victim's family have termed the letter to the Hathras SP as "lies" and said that none of them knew any of the four accused
India's Dalit Muslims, marginalised historically and in the present day, find scant mention in mainstream discourse
In times when Muslims are actively resisting state oppression and savagery, and valiantly propagating a counter-narrative to Islamophobia, they must also look to issues within the community.
UP CM decries 'politicisation' of Hathras gangrape, gives SIT 10 more days to file report; Kerala journalist charged with sedition
Several Dalit leaders, meanwhile, have expressed concern over the course of investigation based on media reports and have demanded a court-monitored probe.
Though the teen was assaulted on 18 September, the crime came to light only on Monday after she regained consciousness and told her parents
An English translation of Nashtanayika narrates the poignant story of PK Rosy, the first heroine of Malayalam cinema
In Vigathakumaran, Daniel essays the role of the hero, Jayachandran, but the star of the film is Rosy – a poor girl living in a thatched hut with her Amma, Appan and siblings – who portrays, Sarojini, a lady belonging to a Nair tharavad.
Hathras gangrape: Protests in parts of UP over 'forced cremation' of victim's body; Yogi must quit, says Oppn
Congress as well as Left parties said that UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has 'no moral right' to continue in the post following allegations by the Hathras gangrape victim's kin that the police forced them to conduct her last rites
Palasa 1978 does not merely narrate the resistance of Dalits — the film sings it.
Mamata Banerjee sets up Dalit Sahitya Academy in Bengal, to help 'Dalit literature bloom into a proper form'
The committee will be headed by noted Dalit writer Manoranjan Byapari
Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: Veyilmarangal's searing depiction of displacement, dreams and hope
Bijukumar Damodaran’s Veyilmarangal — like his other stories — is also dream-like, but set in a reality we ruthlessly ignore.
According to villagers, the victim had objected to the construction of a public toilet in front of his house on a piece of land, a part of which, they said, was occupied by him illegally