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Mar 16, 2020
IIT Kanpur decrees reading Faiz's Hum Dekhenge during anti-CAA protests on campus as 'unsuitable'After almost a two-month-long deliberation over the issue of whether the recitation of Faiz Ahmed Faiz's poem, 'Hum Dekhenge' during the nationwide anti-CAA protests was offensive to Hindu sentiments or not, the special committee constituted by IIT Kanpur declares that it was 'unsuitable to the time and place'.
Feb 14, 2020
To be truly inclusive, anti-CAA movement must acknowledge protest traditions in languages beyond UrduThe experience of resistance is a shared one — one that cuts across language and region. A plurality of defiant voices would only reinforce the solidarity that is at the centre of such resistance, by helping people both express and hear it in new ways that channel their anger and frustration, telling them that they are not alone in this. Learning about marginalised traditions and offering them representation also ties in to the broader inclusiveness, progressiveness, and opposition to homogenisation that the anti-CAA movement stands for.
Feb 03, 2020
Delhi Police interrupts India Art Fair after complaint of anti-CAA paintings; artwork was about India’s women, clarify participating artistsA performative art piece at the India Art Fair was interrupted after police arrived at the venue following a complaint that some paintings against CAA were being exhibited
Feb 01, 2020
CUSP music festival: Ganesh Devy, writer Imayam illustrate the role of music, literature in protestsAbly moderated by AR Venkatachalapathy, this hour-long panel discussion at the CUSP music festival saw Ganesh Devy and Imayam effectively contextualise art and the anti-CAA-NRC movement within the framework of both Indian and world history
Jan 31, 2020
In his new book, TM Krishna explores how caste oppression invisibilised India's mridangam-makersCarnatic vocalist TM Krishna's new book Sebastian and Sons: A Brief History of Mrdangam Makers cuts to the chase with a palpable urgency, right from page one. The mridangam is a young instrument, only a century old, that has deftly travelled up the musical ranks to secure its place on the stage of Carnatic music. And yet its makers, many of whom belong to Dalit Christian communities, continue to reside on society's margins.
Jan 05, 2020
Amid Faiz row, BJP's Swapan Dasgupta asks for 'subtitles' for Urdu poetry, gets dunked on by TwitteratiTwitterati quickly responded to Dasgupta, the author of Awakening Bharat Mata: The Political Beliefs of the Indian Right, who was also a signatory to a recent statement released by 1,100 academicians and research scholars from various universities across India and abroad as well as prominent persons in support of the amended Citizenship Act.
Jan 01, 2020
Anti-CAA protests: IIT-Kanpur sets up panel to decide if Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 'Hum dekhenge' offends Hindu sentimentsSome students of IIT-Kanpur had sung the poem 'Hum Dekhenge' at a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act on 17 December.