Delhi violence: Threatened, confronted and attacked, women journalists face ugly side of riots as mobs turn against those documenting chaos
Coalition For Women In Journalism (CFWIJ), which has been documenting the attacks on women journalists documenting the Delhi violence has come across some unpleasant cases that have put scribes at severe risk
CAA, NRC, Article 370 protests have called into question idea of India's secularism; answers lie beyond the Constitution
Saying India is secular because the Constitution says so is an appeal to authority. The people of India deserve the dignity of an argument for secularism
Recent controversies over Sanskrit, Urdu in educational institutions point to growing communalisation of languages
The communalisation of a language like Urdu or Sanskrit has very real consequences for both the language itself, but more importantly, for the people who use it on a regular basis. As a process, it attempts to draw clear lines delineating who can and can’t use a certain language, rewarding transgressions with an open hostility.
Civic laws are flagrantly flouted in India when it comes to religious celebrations of all hues; what explains this?
Civic laws are no match for the thymotic urge — the urge for recognition — behind such celebrations, because it is the urge that powers Indian democracy and society.
BJP leaders warn of demographic shift, but Census shows fall in Muslim population growth rate steeper than other groups
Based on the Census 2011 figures, the Muslim community in India is undergoing a far steeper a fall in its population growth rate than the Hindu community
Yogi Adityanath's outbursts reveal CM's priority is in asserting religion, not being an able administrator
Going by the recent provocative statements of Yogi Adityanath, it's clear that assertion of religious identity is more important to the Uttar Pradesh chief minister than social harmony
She claimed that after coming to the native district of her husband she realised that he had lied to her about his identity following which she protested against the fraud.