Members of the Pinjra Tod campaign Shambhawi Vikram and Avantika Tiwari talk to The Wire about the problems faced in hostels, the movement, challenges and where it’s going.
Adivasi activists speak about the current situation in south Chhattisgarh
Independent journalist Subir Ghosh and Supreme Court attorney Karuna Nundy in conversation with The Wire about media ethics, the law and corporate harassment of journalists.
SpaceX landed a rocket on a floating barge and brought humans a step closer to Mars.
In the upcoming assembly elections, the demand for a ban on liquor has become a hot political issue.
In a riveting 45-minute speech laced with wit and sarcasm shortly after being released from jail, JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar directly took on Prime Minister Modi and the RSS.
Vrinda Grover, lawyer for the family of the teenager shot dead by the Gujarat police in 2004, says the only question before the courts is that of her custodial killing.
New Delhi: A protest is taking place in the heart of the capital to save what students believe is the future of higher education in the country. Their vigil in front of the University Grants Commission office has lasted more than two months but has received little media attention, except […]
An exiled Pakistani poet finds fresh inspiration in his new home, while reflecting on the tragedy of partition that has left a legacy of war and strife in his beloved land.
Young activists and musicians are using social media to spread the message about the cause and making a difference
Italy and India are presenting their arguments before the International Tribunal for the Law of Sea (ITLOS) at Hamburg over the 2012 incident in which two Italian marines on board the tanker Enrica Lexie opened fire on an Indian fishing vessel off the coast of Kerala, killing two […]
Unilever’s silence prompted Chennai-born artist Sofia Ashraf to record a video of her rapping ‘Kodaikanal Won’t’, a song set to Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ and exhorting the company to act.
Discrimination in housing is a fact of life for many urban Indians, particularly middle-class Muslims, who are increasingly finding it difficult to rent or buy accommodation outside particular localities that have evolved, for one reason or another, into “Muslim areas”. But the fact that discrimination has become commonplace […]