June 25, 2021 8:33 am
They remind us of the rich — and barely documented — legacies of feminist foremothers. Were they to look down on earth from wherever they are, Muktabai, Savitribai, Fatima Sheikh, Tarabai would see an amazing and yet not unfamiliar picture.
June 21, 2021 9:41 am
Young women are at the centre of crucial political contestations of Indian democracy. Will parties wake up to this shift?
June 19, 2021 7:16 am
The Supreme Court said the manner in which the HC had interpreted the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act "will probably require examination" by the top court.
June 18, 2021 2:19 pm
"That day a lot of confusion was there in my mind. Pessimism had taken root. I couldn’t sleep properly", said Aakash Narwal.
June 18, 2021 12:21 pm
While Narwal had got interim bail in May this year to attend her father’s funeral, and Tanha was out on two-week interim bail to write his exams, Kalita had not stepped out of jail in over a year.
June 18, 2021 8:15 am
Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: Bail order for Asif Tanha, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita is a welcome effort to prevent our civil liberties from being swallowed up by the black hole of state power.
June 18, 2021 7:23 am
Narwal, Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha walked out of Tihar prison on Thursday evening, hours after a Delhi court ordered their immediate release in the Delhi riots “conspiracy” case.
June 17, 2021 9:46 pm
Around 7.15 pm, when Natasha and Devangana were released, friends cheered outside the jail, shouting 'laal salaam'. Asif, who was on interim bail to write exams, was later brought back to Tihar Jail 4 and released.
June 17, 2021 9:14 pm
Pinjra Tod activists Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita, and Students’ Islamic Organisation activist Asif Iqbal Tanha had been booked under the UAPA anti-terror law for their alleged role in the Delhi riots last year.
June 17, 2021 10:47 am
Police seek stay, say HC ‘watered down’ UAPA; tell city court need time to verify accused address