People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) condemns the continued jailing of comedian Munawar Faruqui for jokes he did not crack.
The Russian revolutionary might be seen as a 'foreigner', 'terrorist' and what not in today's India, but obituaries that nationalist newspapers published after his death tell a different tale.
The fields of study and policymaking on water have traditionally been dominated by men. This needs to change, and shifts are already visible.
The Modi government in India is perfecting a specific variant of neoliberalism that marries an ethno-majoritarian state with a corporate-dominated capitalist order.
In the past few years, several instances of friction between state governors and elected governments have emerged. What do they mean for this peculiar constitutional office?
Rohith Vemula, in his life and death, inspired a renewed anti-caste movement amongst Dalit-Bahujan youths and others across India.
There is little difference between the two - both seek homogeneity, supremacy and purity.
By breaking up rural agrarian communities and handing over land to corporates, the new laws could forever invalidate harvest festivals like Lohri, Sankranti, Bihu and Pongal.
The Pakistani state has used Buddhism to not just consolidate its own national identity as opposed to India's, but also to build bridges with Southeast Asian nations. At the same time, Buddhist heritage in the country continues face ruin and vandalism.
The entry of diary giant, Amul, into Andhra Pradesh will only give a fillip to the Jagan Mohan Reddy government's plan to boost the state's rural economy through milk production.