There is a backstory to the heinous murder of a fearless journalist but the future script is in all our hands.
The fearful symmetry of conspiracy cannot intimidate spirited voices like hers..
Because of leaders and texts being dispersed across the country, much of the original Lingayat teaching was lost for centuries, giving rise to various confusions.
What Kim Kardashian, smartphones and hashtags tell us about how the world has changed in the past decade.
In the thirteenth episode, Urmilesh discusses the business of fake and sensationalist news and the need for media regulation with Anuradha Raman from The Hindu and poet and scientist Gauhar Raza.
When it comes to Kerala’s most important festival, Hindutva organisations, hyper-identitarian Islamist groups and anti-Left Dalit intellectuals are all working to rob it of its subversive, democratic essence.
The recent apex court ruling on the repair of religious shrines destroyed in the Gujarat riots has raised key questions about the state’s liability towards its citizens.
Malayalis are committed to celebrating it how they always have – irrespective of caste and community.
The debate over how much journalists should reveal on social media about their political preferences has become even more relevant as the polity and society get increasingly polarised.
While the slaughter and distribution of meat is banned in Ayodhya, during Bakrid, the local administration unofficially lifts the ban for the Muslims to perform the qurbani ritual.
Imagination is a powerful tool, but perhaps the reason why philosophers have been conflicted about it is that they haven’t grasped how limitations need to be tailored to circumstances.
Religion as the ‘highest’ part of humanity was a reiteration of a very ancient idea: the notion that politics cannot bring human flourishing and can’t capture the full extent of a person.
Through their work, farmers in Odisha’s Nuapara district are showing the need for eco-friendly agriculture and self-reliance in rural farming communities.
Eid al Adha or Bakri Eid has been celebrated across the world with grandeur throughout history and this continues even today.
The Hindi news channel has been asked to apologise for a programme they aired in 2016 where they referred to various people, including Raza, as members of the ‘Afzal Premi Gang’.
About 10,000 infants have died in the hospital since it began operating in 1972.
Migration is part of the identity of a society and contributes to the economy, yet migrants are treated as less than permanent residents.
Federico Garcia Lorca lives on in his beloved Granada, in Spain, in this world that is ours.
In a remote tribal district of Gadchiroli, a system of introspective education is successfully motivating and working with young individuals to make the nation a better place.
Stories have always had an important place in human history, but in our present times, we are losing systems that wove and passed on these stories, and even tongues that held them.
A look at history tells us that same-sex marriage is not such a modern, novel concept after all.
The tragedy struck barely two days after torrential rain that brought the city to its knees by crippling road, rail and air services, inundating homes and leaving at least 10 people dead.
Director Dakxin Chhara Bajrange, in Sameer, chooses to tell a story that is ostensibly not his to tell – one about anti-Muslim violence.
Look at the image carefully. The face of the man tells us countless stories of hardships suffered and misfortunes borne because of demonetisation. It is another matter that those who can and should ease his pain never even registered the photo in the first place.
Drafted by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, the proposal was part of the agenda at a meeting to discuss issues relating to the implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013.
Though power has alternated between the NDA and Congress in Punjab or the INLD, Congress and the BJP in Haryana in the last few decades, politicians from all sides cultivated him and protected him.
Whether it is a job application form or the way the foundation of Haryana is being celebrated, we seem to be moving towards a majoritarian ethos.
The Supreme Court’s judgement on triple talaq outlines the true meaning and spirit of the Quran on the anvil of individualism, the rule of law and human rights enunciated in the constitution.
There seem to be no surprises left in Westeros and the just-concluded season seems to have played fast and loose with time and plot.
Publisher Arpita Das and her mother recall a story of mistaken identity when her mother’s sibling was grabbed by a refugee woman who was convinced that the child was her lost daughter.
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative pointed to a 1996 verdict of the Supreme Court on Chakma refugees to back its plea.
Under the premiership of Narendra Modi, India’s culture of one-party dominance is violating both standard operating procedures and dharma to get the better of its political rivals.
It’s important to recognise the dangerous mix of moral turpitude, dereliction of duty and incompetence in Donald J. Trump’s presidency before we fall deeper into fascism and moral tragedy.
Chinese-Indians Interned After 1962 War Hold Demonstration in Canada; Want Indian Government to Apologise
On August 24, around 53 internees and their families held a peaceful demonstration before the Indian high commission in Ottawa, Canada and publicly shared memories of the camp for the first time.
Apart from the mythic value and the personal charismatic appeal of the babas, deras in Punjab also offer a sense of security to their followers.
In conversation with ethnomusicologist Prashanna Gogoi on his experiments with the Bihu.
The Dera Sacha Sauda chief is accused in the murder of Ram Chander Chhatrapati and the case is being heard in the same CBI court as the rape case.
Based on a familiar motif, the futility of crime, Babumoshai Bandookbaaz tries to rise above its limitations but is too inconsistent and jaded for its own good.
The state-run Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication is going to build cowsheds on two acres of its land, to provide ‘fresh milk’ to students and staff.
From making the Board of Trustees more accountable to switching to the editorial collective model, there are several changes that could make running EPW smoother and more transparent.