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Meet the Football Feminists Who Are Playing Against Patriarchy, One Kick At A Time

by- Shraddha g. It’s one thing to play a sport for recreational purposes, and another to turn it into an effective tool of resistance against patriarchy. Be it any sport, football, cricket, kabaddi or rugby, there is no escape from… Continue Reading →

A Tribute to Shireen Abu Akleh, a Journalistic Role Model

The murdered reporter was superbly professional, possessed a rare modesty and unshackled cultural restraints on Arab women Rasha Al AqeediRasha Al Aqeedi is the Middle East deputy editorMay 19, 2022 Where do girls in closed societies draw inspiration from when… Continue Reading →

Six people die in custody each day in India, Gujarat tops the list in between 2017-20

By Ev Richard On May 9, 2022 Amid furore over the custodial death in Chennai emerged another similar incident – this time from Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, where a youth suspected of jewellery theft died in police custody. Such horrible… Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Bulldozers

By: Pranay SomayajulaPublished in: The NationDate: May, 2, 2022 A bulldozer demolishes an illegal structure during a joint anti-encroachment drive conducted by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation in the Jahangirpuri area. (Photo by Naveen Sharma / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images) Twitter feeds… Continue Reading →

A new climate change dictionary

April 25, 2022 Confused by all the jargon surrounding the current climate crisis? Here are some definitions you definitely won’t forget. by SHREYA ADHIKARI, TANAYA JAGTIANI 1. Climate fry-sis The combination of anger and exhaustion that hits when you read one more… Continue Reading →

A Bleak Week for Rights in the UK

Eroding Civil Liberties Against Backdrop of Falling Living Standards Will Cause Harm Kartik RajResearcher, Western Europe To say the United Kingdom government was busy over the past week would be a classic British understatement. It steamrolled through parliament four separate… Continue Reading →

UP: Muslim family offers home for Hindu girl’s marriage

Posted On April 25, 2022 The family welcomed the marriage procession at their home and participated in the celebrations along with relatives of the bride. India, India latest news, inter-caste marriages, Indian Human Development Survey, castes, subcastes, upper caste, lower… Continue Reading →

Dalit man forced to rub nose in own spit, human rights body seeks report

POSTED ON APRIL 25, 2022 Bhubaneswar/Kendrapara: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Odisha Government seeking report on the incident where a 32-year-old dalit man was allegedly forced to rub his nose on his own spit… Continue Reading →

Stenographer for the Prosecution: The Bail Order in Umar Khalid’s Case

In the last few months, there has been something of an internal tug-of-war within the judiciary on the question of bail under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act [“UAPA”]. As we have seen, the Delhi and Bombay High Courts have pushed back against the notion… Continue Reading →

Hate and Communal Violence: Changing Anatomy

Ram Puniyani Recently this year (Mid April 2022) the incidents on Ramnavami and then on Hanuman Jayanti were very disturbing to say the least. On Ramnavami, the major incidents which shook us were in Gujarat, Khambata and Himmat Nagar, in… Continue Reading →

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