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Who Is Afreen Fatima? Support Pours In For Student Activist After UP Govt Demolishes Homes Of 'Rioters'

Who Is Afreen Fatima? Support Pours In For Student Activist After UP Govt Demolishes Homes Of 'Rioters'

Afreen Fatima is a student activist who has been a prominent face in anti-CAA/NRC protests and in protests against hijab bans.

12 June 2022
Delhi Riots: HC Seeks Police Stand On Bail Plea By RJD's Youth Wing Leader Meeran Haider

Delhi Riots: HC Seeks Police Stand On Bail Plea By RJD's Youth Wing Leader Meeran Haider

The police have claimed that a large number of students, ex-students, and other members of a particular community participated in the anti-CAA (Citizenship...

20 May 2022

Book Review: Memoirs Of Defending Democracy

The book would be a right read now in this right world. We can sense the totalitarian force hitting our doorsteps with the dissolution of democracy.

Spirit Of Shaheen Bagh: Portraits Of Courage And Sisterhood

Spirit Of Shaheen Bagh: Portraits Of Courage And Sisterhood

An album of Shaheen Bagh becomes an almanac of the epic protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC)

29 May 2022

How Shaheen Bagh Became Hub Of Anti-CAA Protests In 2019-20

The sight of protesters flooding the roads to prevent the demolition brings back memories of the days and nights of protest at Shaheen Bagh which became the...

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29 April 2022
Delhi Riots: HC Defers Hearing On Umar Khalid Bail, Seeks Police Stand On Imam's Plea For Release

Delhi Riots: HC Defers Hearing On Umar Khalid Bail, Seeks Police Stand On Imam's Plea For Release

The violence had erupted during the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens.


26 April 2022
CAA A Limited, Narrowly Tailored Law For Specific Reasons: MHA

CAA A Limited, Narrowly Tailored Law For Specific Reasons: MHA

According to the MHA annual report for 2020-21, the CAA does not apply to Indian citizens and therefore, does not in any way take away or abridge their rights.


27 May 2022
Finding Their Mojo: How Independent Media Became The Newsmaker

Finding Their Mojo: How Independent Media Became The Newsmaker

Small, tech-driven, nimble, independent news media are like voices talking back from the abyss, challenging the government and the legacy of mainstream...


27 May 2022
Dial M For Media: The New Muslim Voice

Dial M For Media: The New Muslim Voice

Small, independent media platforms are becoming the voice of Muslims, away from the majoritarian narrative


27 May 2022
Eye Of The Falcon: Shaheen Bagh And Beyond

Eye Of The Falcon: Shaheen Bagh And Beyond

Shaheen Bagh gave voice to India’s Muslim women. New, diverse collectives are now amplifying this voice of resistance and dissidence


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15 February 2022
Creativity From Chaos: How Anti-CAA, NRC Protests Inspired Art

Creativity From Chaos: How Anti-CAA, NRC Protests Inspired Art

A short film, a book on first person accounts and songs by the music industry, the anti-CAA, NRC protests which spread across the National Capital in 2019-...


08 February 2022
2020 Delhi Riots: HC Grants Time For Impleadment Of Political Leaders In Pleas Alleging Hate Speeches

2020 Delhi Riots: HC Grants Time For Impleadment Of Political Leaders In Pleas Alleging Hate Speeches

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted time for filing of applications for adding as parties certain political leaders to the petitions alleging that they...


04 February 2022
Why Regional Parties Of Muslims Reflect Newfound Confidence In Community-centric Politics

Why Regional Parties Of Muslims Reflect Newfound Confidence In Community-centric Politics

The nature of these political parties is slightly different from those of the past. They are now appealing on the basis of secularism and trying to organise...


31 January 2022
How Shaheen Bagh Challenged Stereotypes About Muslim Women 

How Shaheen Bagh Challenged Stereotypes About Muslim Women 

Muslim women are often seen as marginalized. Having led the anti-CAA movement, they have developed a more profound sense of their political identity


24 January 2022
Anti-CAA Protests: Sedition Charges Against Sharjeel Imam Framed By Delhi Court

Anti-CAA Protests: Sedition Charges Against Sharjeel Imam Framed By Delhi Court

Multiple charges, including Sedition, have been framed against Sharjeel Imam, who was arrested after making allegedly inflammatory speeches during the...


15 January 2022
Coffee Table Book Looks Back At Anti-CAA Protests And Delhi Violence

Coffee Table Book Looks Back At Anti-CAA Protests And Delhi Violence

Photojournalist and former Jamia student Md Meharban and Aasif Mujtaba a former research scholar at IIT Delhi and founder of Miles2smiles foundation have come...


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06 December 2021
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

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


04 December 2021
Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

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.


04 December 2021
Cuts Like A Knife: Times When Hip-Hop Spoke Truth To Power

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

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


29 November 2021
Facing Charges Of Delhi Riots, Umar Khalid Tells Court That

Facing Charges Of Delhi Riots, Umar Khalid Tells Court That "Advocacy Against Law Is Not A Crime"

Umar Khalid and several others have been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), a stringent anti-terror law, and are accused of being...


29 November 2021
Dissent Is A Work Of Art

Dissent Is A Work Of Art

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


30 November 2021
Wonder Women Leading Indians’ Battle

Wonder Women Leading Indians’ Battle

From Shaheen Bagh to Singhu, they have reclaimed their space to lead the battle.


30 November 2021
Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

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

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


23 August 2021
'Didn't Call For Violence In Anti-CAA Speech': Sedition-Accused JNU Student Sharjeel Imam

'Didn't Call For Violence In Anti-CAA Speech': Sedition-Accused JNU Student Sharjeel Imam

Imam has moved the court seeking bail in a case related to speeches made by him at two universities in 2019, where he allegedly threatened to “cut off”...


27 July 2021
Centre Has Sought Extension Till January 9 For Framing CAA Rules: Union Minister Nityanand Rai

Centre Has Sought Extension Till January 9 For Framing CAA Rules: Union Minister Nityanand Rai

This is the fifth time the Union government has sought an extension for framing of the Citizenship Amendment Act rules.


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