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Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

13 December, 2021 Aamir Shaikh

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Hip-Hop’s Strongest Asset Is Its History Of Rebellion And Truth-Telling

Hip-Hop’s Strongest Asset Is Its History Of Rebellion And Truth-Telling

13 December, 2021 Bhanuj Kappal

Not since Indipop has a musical movement in India built such a strong independent presence


Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.

Wu-Tang Manual For Indie Homies

Wu-Tang Manual For Indie Homies

13 December, 2021 Sanjay Ranade

Even though it arrived riding TV waves, hip-hop was a readymade fit for the subcontinent’s oral-aural multiverse


Hip-Hop Found A Connect In Pain Of Kashmiris

Music genre has helped young artistes in the Kashmir Valley to articulate the people’s fears and woes.

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13 December, 2021

Songs Of Freedom & Redemption

Chinki Sinha

In impoverished neighbourhoods across the world are the true heroes, the unsung stars of hip-hop.


13 December, 2021

Cuts Like A Knife: Times When Hip-Hop Spoke Truth To Power

Yashika Mathur

Hip-hop is not politically correct. And therein lies its beauty and brilliance.


13 December, 2021

Clash Of Cultures In Smalltown Bihar

Umesh Kumar Ray

Far from the metropolitan spotlight, hip-hop is emerging as a vernacular eddy in smalltown Bihar, as global culture clashes with local tradition


06 December, 2021

Farm Law Repeal: PM Modi Has Emerged Stronger

Dr. Shiv Shakti Bakshi

The repeal of the farm laws that would have revolutionised agriculture is an unparalled act of federalism by PM Narendra Modi who enjoys an unassailable mandate.


06 December, 2021

Dalits Under Siege: How Lower Castes Are Being Systematically Targeted In Tamil Nadu

Meena Kandasamy

Right-wing propaganda often fuels false outrage to target Dalits and their organisations


06 December, 2021

Poetry, Protest, Pain, Pathos: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Suhas Munshi

Over the past two years, from Shaheen Bagh to Tikri Border, protestors have found hope in the verses of old greats such as Faiz to contemporary poets such as Varun Grover.


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06 December, 2021

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Apoorvanand

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.


06 December, 2021

Dissent Is A Work Of Art

Trisha Mukherjee

As a medium of ethical intervention, art has been pivotal in conveying messages of recent protests to the masses


06 December, 2021

Singur, Nandigram And Mamata Banerjee’s 'Khela'

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

How TMC chief Mamata Banerjee had re-launched her political career by hijacking the land issue over Tata car plant.


06 December, 2021

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

Bezwada Wilson

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.


06 December, 2021

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Chinki Sinha

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


06 December, 2021

For Northeast, Acts Of Protest Are Not Always A Matter Of Choice

Dilip Borah

People of Northeast often fall back on protests to be heard and seen by India’s mainland.


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06 December, 2021

Reporter’s Diary: How I Was Attacked While Covering Farmers' Protest

Mandeep Punia

Police brutality on protesters and journalists during the farmers’ agitation reveal a deep malaise—of a rampant lack of accountability in the system.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin wave towards media as the latter arrives at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, with Russian President Vladimir Putin leave for their delegation level meeting after a photo call, in New Delhi.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.

Opinion

Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation