Kavita Krishnan is Secretary, All India Progressive Women's Association and Politburo member, CPIML Liberation.
The movement against ‘Manusmriti’ must be robustly feminist and unconditionally assert women’s autonomy.
Question to SC: Does an adult woman not have a right to privacy and autonomy?
Debates between Nehru, Gandhi, Bhagat Singh, and Ambedkar deserve serious reflection; but the fact remains that they were all part of the anti-colonial resistance, abhorred the 'Hindu Raj' project, and upheld ideals of diversity and dignity for the weak and vulnerable. The Sangh and its ideological brothers, on the other hand, had only the 'Hindu Rashtra' inspired by fascism for its ideal.
Claiming Shahabuddin is irrelevant in Nitish Kumar’s Bihar sidesteps the truth
A wider discussion is called for on how to avoid the pitfalls of criminalising the economically and socially vulnerable surrogate.
May 10, 1857 — the day the spark of revolt was struck at Meerut, to spread like a forest fire all over north India. The year 1857 is we...