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 |  4-minute read
Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir, Amit Shah, Article 370

This is what Kashmir went through in the 70 days since Article 370 was scrapped

At midnight on August 5, our phones went silent. We have still not been able to break that silence.

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 |  5-minute read
Lynching, Tabrez ansari, Mohan Bhagwat, Indian Muslims

Mohan Bhagwat is right. Indian Muslims like me are so happy they just can't handle

Don't send more happiness our way. We don't know how to deal with it anymore.

VOICES

 |  The Cynic |  4-minute read
Gujarat, Gang Rape, Gujarat riots, Bilkis BanoThe Cynic

What happens if Gujarat govt doesn't pay Bilkis Bano Rs 50 lakh relief despite SC order

Bilkis Bano could be forced to take the route that Ishrat Jahan’s mother took.

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Lal chowk, Curfew in kashmir, Kashmir, Article 370

I just returned from Kashmir. This is what I saw

I roamed around the streets of Srinagar for about a week. Here’s how things look on the ground.

VOICES

 |  15-minute read
Alok Nath, Metoo movement, Tanushree dutta, Metoo india

#MeToo India: A year later, the men are back to work. What about the women?

Yes, you too. So what?

VOICES

 |  Tarar Square |  5-minute read
Pakistan, Mass shootings, Kashmir, Eid 2019Tarar Square

What is Eid-ul-Azha when you don't know where your loved ones are!

Love is what connects us all. Here, there, everywhere. In Lahore, in New York, in Palestine, in El Paso, Texas, in Yemen, in Syria, in Sudan, in Afghanistan, in Dayton, Ohio, in Quetta, in Kashmir.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
India-Pakistan, Nationalism, Priyanka Chopra, Patriotism

Priyanka Chopra vs Ayesha Malik: On war, there can be no 'middle ground'

What's the middle ground between war and peace, exactly? There is none, not even for the most famous celeb.

VOICES

 |  Tarar Square |  7-minute read
Women Empowerment, Society, Patriarchy, FeminismTarar Square

'All men are trash': How should I react to this as a mother of a son?

There are many women who do bad things, and there is no question about that. This is not a man versus woman debate.

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Anti-national, Dalit Killing, Letter to prime minister, Lynching

Patriots like us must call out lynchings. Why doesn't PM Modi start a campaign against hate crimes?

Notable cultural figures have written a controversial letter on lynching to the PM, including filmmaker Aparna Sen, who spoke with Rohit E David on why this issue has become so crucial now.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
POSCO, Smriti Irani, Death penalty, Child Rape

No, Minister: Why Smriti Irani's proposal of death penalty for sexual crimes against children is no solution

A death penalty is a control-shift-delete approach, which defeats the purpose of a punishment. Reform.