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Nivedita Menon

Articles by Nivedita Menon

Opinion | From 'Tukde Tukde Gang' To Saffronisation Of Faculty, Attacks On JNU Part Of 'Hindu Rashtra' Agenda

Opinion | From 'Tukde Tukde Gang' To Saffronisation Of Faculty, Attacks On JNU Part Of 'Hindu Rashtra' Agenda

Jan 09, 2020 Nivedita Menon

The relentless attacks on JNU seek to deter the young people resisting this regime’s agenda of establishing...

OPINION | To Show Muslims Their Place, A Hindu Rashtra Is Imposing Its Writ By An Uniform Civil Code

OPINION | To Show Muslims Their Place, A Hindu Rashtra Is Imposing Its Writ By An Uniform Civil Code

Aug 29, 2019 Nivedita Menon

The criminalisation of triple talaq is part of the Hindutva strategy of further criminalising Muslim men....

The ‘New And Improved’ Love Jihad Formula

The ‘New And Improved’ Love Jihad Formula

Oct 28, 2014 Nivedita Menon

Caught on the back foot by the humiliating backfiring of their fantastical Meerut scenario, it is now the...

Jihad Against Love

Jihad Against Love

Oct 14, 2014 Nivedita Menon

Despite a fevered and fervent communal campaign, ‘The Meerut Girl’ shines a light on the fact that...

When Are Foreign Funds Okay?

When Are Foreign Funds Okay?

Jun 13, 2014 Nivedita Menon

A Guide for the Perplexed

Two Days With AAP In Banaras

Two Days With AAP In Banaras

May 07, 2014 Nivedita Menon

This does not purport to be an objective account—unlike journalists’ accounts of the ‘Modi wave’,...

The Embarrassed Modern Hindu

The Embarrassed Modern Hindu

Feb 24, 2014 Nivedita Menon

Jakob De Roover’s empathetic account of the imagined ‘Hindu boy with intellectual inclinations’ born in...

The Conundrum Of Agency In Sexual Violence

The Conundrum Of Agency In Sexual Violence

Jan 30, 2014 Nivedita Menon

The massive mobilization of public opinion around the issue of sexual violence has reopened the question in...

Sexualized Workplaces, Predatory Men And The Rage Of Women

Sexualized Workplaces, Predatory Men And The Rage Of Women

Nov 21, 2013 Nivedita Menon

The case of the gutsy young Tehelka journalist, who has blown the cover on the sexual assault she faced from...

Us Versus Them

Us Versus Them

Mar 25, 2013 Nivedita Menon

It is not “they” who say ‘if you are not with us you are against us’, this arrogant divisive slogan...

Myths And Facts

Myths And Facts

Mar 19, 2013 Nivedita Menon

About the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013

Why Was Ram Singh Killed In Tihar jail?

Why Was Ram Singh Killed In Tihar jail?

Mar 13, 2013 Nivedita Menon

The moment I heard the news, every conspiracy theory-oriented cell in my body did a quick cartwheel.

'It Comes Slowly Slowly...'

'It Comes Slowly Slowly...'

Mar 08, 2013 Nivedita Menon

As good a day as any to recognise that ‘women’ is neither a stable nor a homogeneous category.

'The Impunity Of Every Citadel Is Intact'

'The Impunity Of Every Citadel Is Intact'

Feb 03, 2013 Nivedita Menon

The taming of the Verma Committee Report, and some troubling doubts

Abortion As A Feminist Issue

Abortion As A Feminist Issue

May 12, 2012 Nivedita Menon

Who decides, and what?

Dissolve The People?

Dissolve The People?

Aug 22, 2011 Aditya Nigam

If only there were no people, democracy would be fine…So urgent is the need to attack the inconvenient and...

Reading Swarup, Watching Boyle

Reading Swarup, Watching Boyle

Jan 28, 2009 Nivedita Menon

Boyle's staggering simplicity of perspective reproduces an "India" always already familiar to the West, an...