Kesar, like other 16-year-olds in the crowd, can’t stop chattering about the big dreams they have for the future, to someday become a teacher or a police officer. But for this Class XI student there is a bit of an impediment: she was married off as a 12-year-old. “I realised I was married only when […]
Yashwinder Singh, one of the petitioners in the Section 377 case, talks (among other things) about how being financially independent and away from family makes a huge difference when an LGBTQ person decides to come out to their friends and family.
Debottam Saha, an IITian and a petitioner in the section 377 case talks to The Indian Express about how he decided that it was time to come out, time to become a petitioner in the case and time to live life the way without any inhibitions. He also tells what he is expecting from the Supreme Court.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi spoke at length about the state of the Indian judiciary at the third Ramnath Goenka memorial lecture - The Vision of Justice. Among other things, he said there is a need for independent journalists and "sometimes, noisy judges".
If you've ever made the argument that you don't mind government surveillance because you have nothing to hide, here are some tough arguments against it. Lawyers and Save Our Privacy campaign volunteers Apar Gupta and Raman Jit Singh Chima break it down.
As the government prepares to release the draft of the Data Protection Bill which deals with how your data and privacy should be protected, a look at the citizens' draft that tells us what the Bill should have.
BJP has started Sampark for Samarthan or Contact for Support campaign as it sets its eyes on the 2019 election. Party leaders are connecting with prominent citizens and the NDA allies. Here's what that is all about.
A confidential report prepared by security agencies analysed 35 young men who became militants after the death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani/ By speaking with their friends and family and going through interrogation reports, the found that soon after each encounter more young men took up arms from the same area as that of […]
Skateboarding in India has been on the rise ever since the first skate-park was built in 2003. The culture is evolving and people are getting hooked to the sport day by day. But Indian skaters still face issues in getting a concrete skate park. Delhi based Harsha Mandava took the matter in his own hand […]
The CBSE has a history of moderation or spiking of marks which is causing an abnormal increase in scores. And as a result many students are scoring in the high 90s. Many states agreed to change it. But is it really happening? Shradha Chettri reports.
As the Modi government completes four years, The Indian Express looks at how each of the ministries performed in a new series The Last Lap. What has the aviation ministry achieved in the last four years? Let's take a look at the report card.