The Right to Food Campaign responds to the HRD ministry’s recent mandate on linking Aadhaar with the mid-day meal scheme.
The differences between Narendra Modi and Pranab Mukherjee’s recent speeches are as clear as day and night. What should we take away from them?
The Sukma superintendent of police apparently made the comments at a function organised by an automobile company.
His comments come in the backdrop of the ongoing tussle between RSS-affiliate ABVP and left-backed AISA supporters in the Delhi University and a raging debate over free speech and nationalism.
The victim’s community has refused to accept his body until all the accused are arrested.
During the dry months, cows in Bundelkhand’s Mahoba are kept locked in enclosures without food or water.
Emails sent by the faculty council reveal that the resignations of those who signed the petition may not be independent decisions, as the administration has claimed.
In response to the rape threats issued on a public forum against Gurmehar Kaur, the government and its ministers ought to have clearly come out in support of the young student. They did exactly the opposite.
Although the National Food Security Act has increased the effective food security coverage, a household survey has revealed exclusion errors and problems of linkages of ration cards with Aadhaar.
The activist who has fought long and hard for justice for the survivors of Gujarat 2002 speaks to Sidharth Bhatia, founding editor of The Wire, about her newly published memoir.
Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur has withdrawn from a protest march against campus violence and has decided to leave Delhi.
Donald Trump’s executive orders are already causing chaos at the US-Mexico border, where 30,000 Haitian asylum-seekers are now trapped in legal limbo.
Displaced persons who were resettled 14 years ago still do not have access to property rights, while the areas they live in lack even basic facilities.
An FIR has been filed but the local police has not been receptive to the girls’ complaints.
Bastar-based Santosh Yadav had been jailed in September 2015 by the Chhattisgarh police who accused him of having links with Naxals and of involvement in operations against the security forces.
The lynch mob is now targeting one of Delhi University’s most loved and respected professors.
Pahlaj Nihalani, with his love for the Modi government and its agenda, has chosen to take the ultra-conservative view in banning this film.
Ultimately we are disabled by the inaccessible environment and poor attitudes that surround us, not the functional limitations of our disabilities, writes one of Nagaland’s leading voices for disability rights.
Partha Pratim Boruah used Facebook Live to document police highhandedness on February 12, following which he was arrested on February 14.
The Ramjas College violence is the clearest sign yet of what is in store for the country if such politically-sanctioned hooliganism remains unchecked.
After Oscar-nominated ‘Moonlight’, the Indian Censor Board has found its latest victim. This time, it’s award-winning film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’, directed by Alankrita Srivastava and produced by Prakash Jha.
Six of the Kashmiri women who were allegedly gang raped by Indian soldiers in 1991 have died, the remaining 17 survivors still await justice.
“What was done to me should not happen to anyone… The years that I have lost in prison will not return now.”
People with disabilities lag behind in employment and health indicators across the world. So severe is the issue worldwide that in 2014 the UN created a Special Rapporteur position to examine the problem, which affects many of the one billion people – about 15% of the world’s population – who have some form of disability.
A day after Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid were not allowed to speak at Ramjas college, clashes between protesting students from opposing sides continued.
Suicide bombings in Pakistan are now an occasion to outsource blame and not look inward to fix what’s wrong.
On the second death anniversary of the CPI leader, a protest march and a public meeting were held to remember him and demand justice for his murder.
The cowards who fear the power of thinking should not delude themselves into believing the argumentative Indian can be so easily silenced.
In a further blow to freedom of speech and expression on campus, another university has ended up surrendering its rights in the face of a naked display of right-wing political aggression.
Special mobile apps, software, infrastructure, training for personnel and feedback mechanisms have been created to make voting easier for persons with disabilities.
Cutting down vacancies need not be the only way that the UGC specified supervisor-researcher ratio can be ensured.
Acquitted on February 16, Mohammad Hussain Fazili recounts his journey after his incarceration in the 2005 Delhi serial blast case.
Since Myanmar’s approach to the Rohingya has been marked by extreme prejudice, it was only a matter of time before the reaction set in.
Jadhav has decided to return the Mahatma Phule Best Journalist award that he received in 2011 to protest against Manmohan Vaidya’s statement at JLF and against the anti-Dalit stance of the Gujarat government.
While media focus continues to be on low allocations, what slips past unnoticed is that even those amounts aren’t lived up to.
The opposition Communist Party of India (Marxist) has accused local leaders of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party of instigating the violence.
“Am I being suspended for exposing my students to intellectually stimulating professors and teachers from around the country?”, asks Rajshree Ranawat.
The main schism in today’s free speech debates pits liberals, advocating unbridled speech as a tool of freedom, against radicals, who unmask unbridled speech as a tool of class privilege. But that rift tells only one story.
Herojit claims the orders to eliminate people came from the top.
The explosion of monetary incentives and subsidies triggered a gold rush. With that coming to an end, are Uber and Ola simply reproducing old exploited and informal labour markets?