The writer is a women’s rights activist and one of the founding members of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan.
The silence on and of Muslims in assembly poll campaigns rang loud and clear
Bhagwat has missed the opportunity to clarify if the RSS’s idea of Bharat is based on the constitutional framework of justice and equality for all.
Congress does not have to be pro-Muslim to regain lost ground. Its policies towards the community need to be guided by the democratic principle of inclusiveness laid down in the Constitution.
A new survey says India is the most dangerous country for women. It should be an occasion, not for defensiveness and denial, but for serious reflection and the joining of forces for women’s equality.
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In Gujarat, issues highlighted by new leaders, social movements informed the campaign
Election presents an opportunity for participation, representation — but not for Gujarat’s Muslims