Politics Bulandshahr Violence: How Far Are We from Declaring India a Cow Rashtra?
Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh’s murder in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr has made the government’s priorities clear – the lives of cows are more important than those of citizens, and public servants even. What seemed like a bad joke a couple of years ago has become our dark reality.Add to list
Politics March of Distress: What the Delhi Protests Tell Us About the State of India’s Farmers
India’s farmers have grown increasingly vocal in the last year, with protests in urban centres primed to raise awareness among city-dwellers about what goes on beyond their cushy bubbles. But the farmers’ patience may not last forever.Add to list
Politics Has Telangana’s Transwoman MLA Candidate Chandramukhi Been Kidnapped?
Barely a week before the Telangana Assembly Elections, Chandramukhi Mavvula, the first and only transwoman contesting elections in the state has gone missing. Over 24 hours after her disappearance, the state government has still been unable to answer #WhereIsChandramukhi.Add to list
Politics State of the Nation: What’s at Stake for the Congress and BJP in the Madhya Pradesh Election
Anti-incumbency is probably the BJP’s biggest worry in Madhya Pradesh and a massive press spend might be exactly what the party needs to secure a fourth term for CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan.Add to list
Politics Statues Are to 2019, What Shauchalayas Were to 2014
If the toilet was the BJP’s unofficial symbol for 2014, in 2019, it’s statues. Sardar Patel now lords over Gujarat, Maharashtra has plans to construct a Shivaji statue in Mumbai, and Rajasthan’s agenda is to put up the world’s tallest Shiva Murti. We are well and truly living in a Statue Rashtra.Add to list