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How marginalised communities gave folk expression to ‘lost’ inheritance in eastern UP

By Vidya Bhushan Rawat Fourteen years ago, when noted Hindi author and historian Subhash Chandra Kushwaha took the initiative to create a space for folk artistes against the culture of indecency and vulgarity in the name of folk culture, particularly… Continue Reading →

Farmer Protest- Five tents, car set ablaze by miscreants at Singhu border farmers protest site, no casualties

Police said no casualties were reported and the protesters at the border doused the fire in time. April 15, 2021 At least five make-shift hutments and a car were gutted allegedly in arson by an unidentified man near Rasoi dhaba… Continue Reading →

Muslim Women Have Right To Invoke Extra-Judicial Divorce: Kerala High Court

The bench overruled a 1972 ruling of the single bench of the court barring Muslim women from resorting to extra-judicial modes of dissolving marriage. April 15, 2021 8:27 am IST Kerala High Court has restored the rights of Muslim women… Continue Reading →

How have Bengal’s women fared under Mamata Banerjee?

APRIL 15, 2021 By Rina Mukherji “Sobaar kintu maa bon aachhe. Vote-taa bhebe dibi.” (Everyone has a mother and sister. Think before you cast your vote.)  These remarks by Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Kaushani Mukherjee during her campaign trail kicked… Continue Reading →

Umar Khalid can’t be incarcerated forever on the basis of sketchy material, says a Delhi court; grants him bail

byThe LeafletApril 15, 2021 A Delhi court Thursday granted bail to former JNU student Umar Khalid in one of the FIRs registered against him at the Khajuri Khas police station in connection with the Delhi riots. Khalid will, however, continue… Continue Reading →

Repetitive, non-creative strategy? Why is annihilation of caste still a ‘distant’ dream

Wednesday, April 14, 2021By Aviral Anand*  If Dr BR Ambedkar’s birth anniversary is a day of celebration, it is also a day of reflection. To honor the struggle of someone as dedicated and revolutionary as Dr. Ambedkar, one must be… Continue Reading →

Recalling Jallianwala martyrs’ communal amity as BJP ‘warns’ of Sitalkuchi everywhere

By Shamsul Islam The RSS-BJP rulers declare India to be a battle-ground between Hinduism and Islam. Muslims have been declared as ‘internal threat’ by RSS ideologue MS Golwalkar (“Bunch of Thought”, Chapter xvi). Behaviour of many of their leading cadres,… Continue Reading →

Kausalya Baisantri, an early Dalit woman autobiographer, fought a ‘double curse’

Posted On April 15, 2021 BY SIDDHESH GAUTAM Kausalya Baisantri was an activist, writer, educator, and a gem of the Dalit community. Born as Kausalya Nandeshwar in Maharashtra’s Nagpur on 8 September 1926, Kausalya was the first woman from the… Continue Reading →

Goodbye – From an Indian Military Veteran to a Pakistani Human Rights Activist

 Chief of Naval Staff, India’s highly decorated Admiral Laxminarayan Ramdas, has championed peace not despite but because he was a man of war and seen it from close quarters.. As he says in the interview below, “More significantly, my having… Continue Reading →

Gujarat: State-run hospital arranges for yagna to get rid of virus

Yagna being performed on the New Civil Hospital campus on Tuesday SURAT: Amid unceasing sirens of ambulances bringing in Covid-19 patients, chants of hymns recited on a loudspeaker rented in the air at state-run New Civil Hospital, south Gujarat’s biggest Covid-19 hospital,… Continue Reading →

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