Lawrence Liang
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The writer is an advocate and the co-founder of the Bangalore Alternative Law Forum.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Harper Lee's Mockingbird still sings

In around a week's time 'Go Set a Watchman' will be released, and I for one am keenly looking forward to becoming a child again.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Paper work  |   4-minute read

Eduardo Galeano: Death of enigmas

If the 'electricity of life' was the Uruguayan writer's self-defined criteria for the worth of a writer, he certainly lived up to it.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Paper work  |   9-minute read

Now CBFC bans film on lesbians. Why censorship picks on cinema

The urgent need of the hour is a Shreya Singhal like action to update the Cinematograph Act.

POLITICS

 |  Paper work  |   6-minute read

Shreya Singhal verdict: Section 66A and how to take on censorship

The victory of this case is not just of an individual petition, it is also the success of a model of activism and political action.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Paper work  |   4-minute read

Thanks to CBFC, we need to come up with better abuses today

Let's collectively laugh at the absurdity of the CBFC list and hope that the prohibition of these words will make us more inventive.

POLITICS

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Why celebrate the youth when we treat the old as dead

It might be in the country's best interests to plan ahead and think of better infrastructure and opportunities for the aged and ageing.

LIFE

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Smartphone addiction: We are becoming slaves to screens

We run the risk of creating a society in which every gaze of a stranger is potentially a hostile or rude.

POLITICS

 |  Paper work  |   5-minute read

Jayalalithaa: Curious case of the missing book

It may or may not be the end of her political career, but it is important to revisit why the former Tamil Nadu CM's biography is not in print.

POLITICS

 |  Paper work  |   3-minute read

Tagore would not have stood for this national anthem debate

Is a quiet refusal to stand for the national anthem the same as an active act of disturbance in the eyes of the law?