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India's fourth estate is falling apart from the inside. Nothing could be worse for a democracy.
A letter to Bharatiya Janata Party's Assam State President regarding the recent custodial death of a 'foreigner'.
International Women's Day is an important and much-needed celebration of the countless struggles to level the playing field for women.
Recent research suggests that both conscious and unconscious biases continue to hamper women’s contributions to their fields of study.

Black Riot

The difference between riots and protests has more to do with who and where than what.
If India really wants to stop sex trafficking, legislators might consider asking sex workers in Kolkata how they keep the Sonagachi red light district safe and exploitation-free.

Paris/Maidan

Two Letters on the Uprising in France.
Imagine a democratic protest where a million Indian farmers, labourers and others march to the capital and compel discussion of the exploding crisis of the countryside in a special three-week session of Parliament.
Earlier in November, two Indian journalists received global acclaim for their fearless journalism. What do their timely accolades signify in Narendra Modi's India?
When he was 10, Arjun Singh's father Rajeshwar died while cleaning a sewer in Delhi. At 14, the schoolboy sells snacks to support himself and his mother, and dreams of becoming a bank manager and a chef.