India’s young have picked up mantle of an older battle — for a country that is equal, just and kind
If Parliament passes the Citizenship Amendment Bill, India’s constitutional structure, as we know it, will lose its soul
The CAB-NRC poses the gravest threat to India’s secular democratic constitution since India became a republic, and must be fought with a nation-wide civil disobedience movement. The contours of this struggle need to be worked out by We the People.
Justice Gogoi chose a moment, a few days before he remitted office, in a public function in Delhi, to vigorously defend the NRC in Assam. It is unusual for an incumbent Chief Justice to publicly declare his views on highly politically fraught matters.
We need to ask why India lags behind its neighbours in combating hunger, malnutrition
Among all the countries included in the report, India has the highest rate of child wasting (which rose from the 2008-2012 level of 16.5 per cent to 20.8 per cent). Its child stunting rate (at 37.9 per cent) also remains shockingly high.
Despite some omissions, an eclectic volume of writings by one of India’s longest-serving politicians.
This is the fearful tempest that threatens to engulf India in the coming months, one which will destroy in its wake this country as it was imagined and promised.
India’s criminal justice system has always been biased against disadvantaged castes, women and Muslims. Few people who organised and participated in caste and communal massacres and rapes have ever been punished.
Pehlu Khan verdict underlines subversion of justice by police and bureaucracy.
Extending the concept of foreigners tribunals from Assam to rest of India will result in an upheaval that will stir memories of Partition.