Business and Politics

POLITICS: WHEN THE SEEDS OF HATE WERE SOWN

Humra Quraishi recounts the days when there was respect and great pride in India’s diversity, and brings back memories of the demolition of the Babri Masjid, the mo...

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BUSINESS: SPEAK MEMORY!

Monojit Lahiri dumps Bollywood and flashbacks into his life and times in the world of advertising. Phew!  From “Thank God you’re not one of those small-...

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POLITICS: NOT MEDIA, MASSES SPEAK THE TRUTH

Humra Quraishi wonders why the ruling party of the day needs to demolish opposition parties and diminish leaders, when it is already sure of winning the upcoming general elect...

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POLITICS: A WINTER OF DESPAIR WRITES SURANYA AIYAR

Humra Quraishi explains what it means to be a member of the minority community in these times and reproduces a part of what Suranya Aiyar said in her statement before going on...

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POLITICS: JUST KEEP ON LIVING, SAY NOTHING!

Humra Quraishi looks at the events taking place in recent weeks, political and religious, and comments on the systematic silencing of common and privileged people that is taki...

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POLITICS: FLASHBACK TO THE TIMES OF HINDUTVA

The influence of Hindutva politics on democratic and academic institutions in India has raised concerns about the erosion of secularism, threats to freedom of expression, comm...

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HYPOCRISY AND DOUBLE STANDARDS ARE DESTRUCTIVE

Humra Quraishi elaborates on the double standards of the right-wing government in India, and warns that what is taught in schools to children manifests in harmful ways over th...

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MAKE NOTE, EVERYONE’S SUSPECT

Humra Quraishi writes this in the backdrop of last month’s brutal killing and grievous injuries caused to civilians in the P...

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THESE CHAMPIONS OF A MODERN INDIA INSPIRED ME IN 2023: RADHIKA KHERA

I, Radhika Khera, will unveil India's modern visionaries, who advocate day after day and against all odds, for the nation that was imagined by our forefathers, the great men a...

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FAR FROM HONEST, SAY VOTERS - DEMAND TRANSPARENCY

Humra  Quraishi comments on the dissatisfaction of Indian voters with EVMs and explains how transparency can be achieved by the Election Commission simply by following di...

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TRENDING: MEET THE CAST AND CREW OF FARIDA

Meet the cast and the crew of the new play FARIDA, directed and written by Nadira Zaheer...

March 1 2024

MOVIES: TALE OF AN UNBELIEVABLE FILM

The film failed to receive the expected response from the audience at the time of releas...

February 28 2024

POWERFUL PEOPLE: INFINITE GENIUS, BOUNDLESS THEATRE

Nadira Zaheer Babbar inhabits the same universe where I met her in 1984. Today, she is a...

February 27 2024