Thursday, Dec 09, 2021

Rohini Hensman

Waiting For A Disaster?

Apr 18, 2012 Rohini Hensman

Hope for redevelopment of the aging and degrading housing stock in coastal areas, provided by the new Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, has been belied in the 15 months after it was published.

Mapping The Debate

Dec 01, 2010 Rohini Hensman

The dialogue on Kashmir between the Indian and Pakistani governments goes round and round like an old record stuck in a groove, with the same old arguments repeated by both sides. Is there a way forward?

Heading For A Bloodbath

Both sides -- the Maoists and the State -- are waging a dirty war. Between 'the violence of the oppressed' and an often brutal state, a powerful intervention spelling out a practical basis for a durable ceasefire remains elusive.

Fake Democracy?

Apr 13, 2010 Rohini Hensman

No one can seriously deny that India’s democracy is terribly flawed. But can Arundhati Roy point to any ‘genuine democracy’, and if not, what does it mean to call Indian democracy ‘fake’?

Father, Son And Holy War

Whether it is Saudi billionnaire Mohammed bin Laden and his son Osama, or George Bush Sr. and his son George Jr., the themes of religious communalism, militarism and machismo are inextricably intertwined in this 'war'

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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.


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

Uttar Pradesh

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


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta