Human Rights

Of Human Shields and Human Rights

In light of recent events in Srinagar’s Hyderpora in Kashmir, where it is alleged that civilians were used as human shields, Humra Quraishi brings back memories of such ...

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Legal Eagle: Jamshed Mistry

Vinta Nanda reproduces a conversation she had with the multi-faceted lawyer Jamshed Mistry, a man with a keen sense of what is going around these days. Jamshed Mistry is an e...

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Signs of the time: Where lies the truth?

Humra Quraishi visits the literary works of Shamsul Islam, Khushwant Singh, Jyortimaya Sharma, AG Noorani and Professor Ram Puniyani to build her discussion on how harmful Hin...

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Care Leavers Speak Up

Augustine Veliath tells about Care Leavers and also explains what we need to do to support them. Care Leavers are young people, who have lived in Alternative Care settings, e...

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This is what we voted for!

I woke up this morning to another depressing set of news headlines, writes Anupama Mandloi Each news article brings with it anxiety and doubt. 'Should I trust this as credi...

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They stand united now

The unity program initiated by farm leaders can take the shape of a cultural revolution in rural north India, writes Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd   One of the most signific...

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Sign of the Times: Tyranny is simply tyranny!

Humra Quraishi discusses the state of eternal damnation, which those who are released after having spent years of imprisonment under false charges, remain in. Supposedly it&r...

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Signs of the time: Rab Dillan Wich Rehnda Hai

Humra Quraishi seeks answers for the mayhem being orchestrated by goons at the behest of the Right Wing Hindutva groups As I write this column, there’s heavy downpour a...

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Signs of the times: Anthems of Resistance

Humra Quraishi questions the idea of human rights in times when basic things like food security are a distant possibility.  On this Human Rights Day, the 10th of Decembe...

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Signs of the times: Unanswered Questions

I’m not being a pessimist but a realist in stating aloud that these last eight months have been suffocating, different. Difficult; writes Humra Quraishi  They&rsqu...

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URMI JUVEKAR: The Storyteller

Aparajita Krishna deep dives to writer Urmi Juvekar’s life and journey as a creati...

November 26 2022

Art of Lines & Commas

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with Ashok Namdeo Hinge, calligrapher, graphic designer a...

November 25 2022

Bengali Cinema: A Middle Way to Tread

Satyabrata Ghosh explores the cinema of West Bengal to conclude how the median between a...

November 22 2022