The Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the decks for the all-India release of the movie
In Karnataka and beyond, the BJP’s reliance on communal spite runs great risks.
Rohith’s suicide brought the lacuna of our modern institutions at the forefront and showcased how places for higher learning are intrinsically insensitive towards Dalits.
The bogey of ‘love jihad’ is a brutally constructed political agenda combining patriarchal notions of ‘our women’ and how to control them, and communal notions of ‘their men’ and how to deal with them.
Ahead of the Karnataka assembly polls, the Animal Welfare Board of India’s moves are being seen as an attempt to squeeze supplies from Belgaum, hitting the Quraishi trading community in Goa.
On January 4, hundreds of ABVP activists had created a ruckus outside the St Mary’s PG College in Vidisha after being denied entry into the premises.
The discourse delivered by Mahatma Gandhi at the prayer meeting on January 14, 1948, the second day of his final fast.
For Gandhi, death was preferable to life if staying alive meant witnessing the destruction of the Hindu and Sikh faiths as well as Islam in India.
The discourse delivered by Mahatma Gandhi at the prayer meeting on January 13, 1948, the first day of his final fast.
The murderous rivalry between the Sangh parivar and the CPI(M) in Kerala’s Kannur is the subject of Eeda, a new Malayalam film being praised as a sociologically acute take on the conflict.
Gandhi speaks to our times with renewed urgency in a translation of an acclaimed work.
The SC on Thursday set up a three-member special investigation team headed by former Delhi high court judge SN Dhingra to probe the 1984 cases.
As Islamophobia creeps deeper into India’s psyche, Nazia Erum’s book delves into how children are being bullied for their religious identity.
In a relief for 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims, the SC has decided to reopen 186 cases not investigated further by the Union government’s SIT.
Beef traders were on strike for the last four days as a result of which the coastal state faced a scarcity of beef.
Pharangade’s family has requested that lawyer Ujjwal Nikam be appointed as the public prosecutor for the trial.
The FIR alleged that songs, talks and street plays presented at the Elgar Parishad were inflammatory and incited communal differences.
Much before ‘secular’ is cut out from the constitution, it will become an archaic word in our daily lives.
“If the task of drafting the constitution had fallen into the hands of the likes of you and your ancestors, the illusionists, then you would have created hell and called it heaven.”
“The way the Muslim population is increasing, the existence of Hindus is in danger. It is a well-planned conspiracy to have a Muslim in the chair of president, prime minister and chief ministers.”
Provisions of the Uttar Pradesh Control of Organized Crime Act, 2017, more stringent than the existing anti-terrorism law, promote human rights abuses and torture.
Is 2018 the year where we must concede the battle? Is our democracy destined to be majoritarian? The answer to both these questions must be in the negative.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s public editor.
Politicians, rights activists demand probe into circulation of hate literature following Swami Laxmanananda’s killing.
While the defence lawyers are jubilant about the judge’s order, the prosecution claims it still has a strong case against the accused.
Police had clashed with members of the BJP and other right-wing Hindu groups after they protested against the wedding.
The first of its kind in Bengal, the TMC’s new and controversial strategy aims to counter the BJP’s increasing influence in Birbhum district.
“I will say it straight out, if you smuggle and slaughter cows, then you will be killed. The cow is our mother,” the BJP MLA from Alwar said.
A large mob consisting of men from various Hindutva outfits created a ruckus outside the bride’s home, clashed with police.
The representation of Muslims as a fictitious enemy allows the majority to carve out a more unified self for itself.
“It starts with one house and slowly, the whole area will become Muslim-dominated. We cannot allow this to happen.”
‘They’ will never be able to hijack this country, I thought in 2002, but a tiny doubt had crept up in me. That doubt has only grown.
The Hindutva brigade in India is functioning the way extremist elements across the world do – recruiting unemployed, ill-educated and ambitious youth, and brainwashing them.
The overwhelming majority of India’s Hindus have repeatedly shown that they are not willing to be swayed by anti-Muslim sentiments.
BSP Corporator Booked After Taking Oath in Urdu, But No Action Against BJP Leaders Who Allegedly Beat Him
Urdu is the second official language in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Poets, academics and others gathered to protest the rising tide of hatred and violence across the country.
Nomadic Muslim communities allege that they are being specifically targeted by the government’s eviction drive.
The opponents of Padmavati base their protests on rumours of a dream sequence between Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji despite Bhansali’s clarification that no such sequence exists in the film.
According to the police, 516 people from across the country donated money in the name Shambhulal Regar, accused of murdering a Muslim migrant labourer.
The delay had prompted the Supreme Court in April 2017 to pass an extraordinary order to expedite the trial and deliver the judgment “within a period of two years”.