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Everyone enthused by the MeToo movement must watch out for the blowback. It will come
The counter-narrative this time is not just about ideas, but the economy as well
PM needs to ask himself why under his watch this country has become a fearful place
Byculla jail riot must trigger important inquiries into the institution of the jail. The temerity that the woman prisoner, Manjula Shetye, demonstrated in complaining about missing items in the food allotted to her ward defied a central expectation from a prisoner — submission and silence.
Cow vigilantism is a tragedy in many parts — a rousing, a lynching, a reflection of change
In the recent polls, PM Modi used social media in ways that flattened out the political terrain
The government monitors every word put out by journalists, but dare the latter question it.
A collection of essays on gender imbalance in China and India highlights important dimensions of this intimate catastrophe.
Media is the new battleground in the conflict zone
Memories of an encounter between a rookie journalist and Muhammad Ali.
Revelations of MP government’s ads to dodgy websites point to a larger malaise.
Intimidating journalists will result in society losing its eyewitnesses.
Framed at BJP’s Diwali milan: A frontal view of servility to authority.
Sahitya Akademi has broken its silence. But the rage against the writers’ protest was the most instructive part of this episode
The second conceptual breakthrough was in framing sexual assaults as expressions of power, not crimes of passion.
The rise of a female vigilante group in impoverished Bundelkhand and what it tells of their personal and communal battles.
Pioneering feminist and academic,she successfully troubled the status quo