Rethinking the hijab: COVID-19 made masks ubiquitous; will it also spur shift in assumptions about veiled faces?
To broach the topic about the veil meaning something more than a mere clothing choice seems somewhat an exhausting exercise now, one marred by debates that insist upon centralising the hijab as the server of patriarchal functions.
How the pandemic has urged three Indian artists to reexamine personal, collective identities through their art
Artists Durga Gawde, Rithika Merchant and Hanif Kureshi reassess their art as extensions of their personal and collective identities in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic
In Tilottoma Misra’s High Wind, inter-community relations in North East are explored through intimacy of fiction
In an interview with Firstpost, High Wind author Tilottoma Misra and translator Udayon Misra talk about the shrinking space for inclusive politics in the North East and the role of books such as this one in challenging those beliefs.
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book has more than colonial stereotypes — ambiguity about identity, belonging
A close reading of the Jungle Book stories reveals than an imperialist narrative. Perhaps it’s time for a more nuanced reading of his works that allows their ambiguities and ambivalences to come to the fore.
American Hasi was screened at The Asian American International Film Festival, which runs from 25 July to 2 August in New York.
Should therapy be political? Influence of social factors on mental health may make a case for such an approach
Expressing politics through therapy ultimately means having a political opinion in the first place, before eventually recognising that the issues of the client who comes for therapy also have socio-political roots.
The objective behind Yuvaa is to empower children by getting them to speak up about identity and mental health-related issues, which they are otherwise not prompted to do
Understanding mental illness: The question of identity — and allowing oneself to be defined by suffering
Those diagnosed with a mental illness often ask themselves: What if my sense of self is dependent on my illness, even decades after diagnosis?
TTV Dhinakaran also claimed that his Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) would 'retrieve' the ruling party.
The technology will be introduced at Bengaluru and Hyderabad airports first in February 2019.
TRAI chief RS Sharma cannot be prosecuted for disclosing his Aadhaar card details: Here's a look at reasons why
Aadhaar challenge has now been followed by a UIDAI warning against the disclosure of Aadhaar numbers.
RS Sharma, former UIDAI director general, has been an ardent supporter of the Aadhaar programme.
Mahmudabad spoke to Firstpost about the impact of literature and poetry on shaping political identity and the role of Muslim identity in Indian politics.
More than 1.1 billion people worldwide officially don't exist — going about their daily lives without proof of identity
The government has made Aadhaar number mandatory for the registration of death from 1 October, to prevent identity fraud
Shocked by the alleged disclosure of the identity of paramilitary personnel operating in sensitive areas and their family by a television channel, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to examine the matter and ensure safeguards before the telecast.
Aiming to put an end to the fraudulence on the matrimonial sites, the government on Thursday approved an advisory on functioning of such websites and also made identity proof mandatory to create accounts.
Equal rights activist Harrish Iyer writes an open letter to all effeminate men, stereotyped by society, to be unapologetic about who they are
Labels can help us better navigate the world. But they can also be restrictive, especially when used in the context of mental health and identity.
The market is not as mature as markets in the US, Europe, and Australia, but we see some real opportunities to invest in India, says Borris Ivancic, VP & GM, APAC, NetIQ.