Articles

Article: India Significantly Changed in Last Fifty Years: US Scholar of Hinduism

Syed Ali Mujtaba Wendy Doniger, the acclaimed US-based scholar on Hinduism, has come up with a new book ‘An American Girl in India – Letters and Recollections (1963-64)’. The book was released on May 10, 2022. Talking about her latest book, Wendy Doniger, who retired from the University of Chicago …

Read More »

Article: BJP’s Poor Record in Tribal Welfare

From the day the BJP Parliamentary Board announced that Droupadi Murmu, a Santhal leader from Odisha, would be the party’s nominee for India’s Presidentship, the media has been overflowing with opinions on how this was another ‘master stroke’ from the party’s high command, that it will win over tribal communities …

Read More »

Feature: BJP-led Jammu admin renames Muslim localities

MUBASHAR NAIK In June, Jammu Municipal Corporation passed a resolution to rename Sheikh Nagar in Jammu to be called Shiv Nagar, and Amphalla Chowk could be renamed Hanuman Chowk. The move has been criticized by many people including Opposition leaders. The resolution was moved by Sharda Kumari, a Bharatiya Janata …

Read More »

Feature: Eid-ul Adha in Kashmir: Joy and sorrow

Eidgah also hosts the largest cattle market in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir where hundreds of thousands of animals are bought and sold. Khan Waqas and Basit Parray In Jammu and Kahmir, Eidgah are also hosts to the largest cattle market. At the entrance of the large, open-air …

Read More »

UAPA acquittal: Terror cases destroy lives of tribals

ZENAIRA BAKHSH A special court in Chhattisgarh acquitted 121 tribals booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act by the state police in connection with the 2017 Burkapal Maoist killings in Sukma, citing a lack of evidence against them. The National Investigation Agency court pronounced the judgment on Friday and said …

Read More »

Article: ‘Conspiracy, Revenge, Sensational’: How the Modi Govt Evaded Accountability on Pegasus Row

(The Wire) Although it's been a year since the snooping row hit India, the BJP-led government has skirted its responsibility by initially denying allegations and later making unclear statements, none of which categorically say that it didn’t use the spyware.

Read More »