Kavita Krishnan

OPEN TO OPINION

Secretary, AIPWA and Polit Bureau member, CPI(ML), editor, Liberation, and formerly a student activist with the AISA and former Jt Secy, JNUSU.

POLITICS

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Mohammad Shami trolled: Learn to respect women's autonomy and freedom

We can't fight fascism, bigotry, caste or class oppression without also fighting for women's fullest freedom.

VOICES

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Why I think Burhan Wani's encounter was extra-judicial killing

As long as we refuse to entertain even the possibility that Kashmiris have a legitimate case for self-determination, no solution to Kashmir 'problem' is possible.

POLITICS

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Can Arnab Goswami face a debate in JNU?

The Nation Really Wants to Know how journalists can sleep at night, having tarnished the reputation of JNU and endangered students by inciting violence on them.

POLITICS

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Why a French regiment marching on Republic Day won't do India proud

Instead of anti-colonial and anti-racist solidarity, we have Islamophobic 'unity' with a colonial-imperialist legacy.

POLITICS

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How Hindus killed a Muslim over beef and murdered India's secularism

The Dadri mob wanted Muslim blood, and whether the victim had eaten beef or mutton, or violated the codes of the Hindu-Rashtra-to-be, mattered little.

POLITICS

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How Somnath Bharti proves he's a bigot and sexist

The AAP MLA's statement implies that 'beauty' and 'jewellery' are things possessed by women that are "stolen" by miscreants.

POLITICS

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How St Stephen's College won't stop at shaming a sexual harassment victim

After intimidating the PhD student for speaking out, the college has now destroyed her research and stripped her off her stipend.

POLITICS

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St Stephen's sexual harassment case reveals how DU can ruin a student

If we don’t speak up today, who will tomorrow when another might be at the receiving end?

POLITICS

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Kavita Krishnan on why #SelfieWithDaughter proves hollow

What really is the point if you find it acceptable to shower sexist abuse on women whom you disagree with?

POLITICS

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What is Kavita Krishnan's beef with beef ban

The activist has tweeted that the ban is more about imposing Brahminical culture than preventing cruelty to animals.