Rights

Playing the Savior: Hindutva and Muslim Women’s Rights

Bobby Kunhu “Patriarchy is a kind of shirk (or idolatry)… stemming from the Satanic notion of istikbar (thinking of oneself as better than another)….”                                – Amina Wadud, Inside the Gender Jihad: Women’s Reform in Islam Muslim communities, like every other theistic or atheistic social system, are hegemonic and patriarchal. But, in a virulently Muslimophobic world, …

Features

How Ravish Kumars become popular while indigenous journalists are left behind

Ibin Nayakm Ravish Kumar (Brahmin) has resigned from NDTV (New Delhi Television): that’s big news in India now. The takeover of NDTV by Adani, the country’s largest monopolist and the world’s second richest man, is believed to have led to the resignation of Ravish Kumar. Self-proclaimed liberals are picking on this action of the journalist …

Features

Reservation is not a Poverty Alleviation Program but a Weapon for Social Justice

Vikas Parasram Meshram Much has been written on the split decision of the Constitution Bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court upholding reservation for economically weaker sections; therefore, it is unnecessary to repeat it. Only one point needs to be highlighted: there was no disagreement in the constitution bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court regarding economic …

Assertion

Paean for Dr. G. N. Saibaba

Chanchal Kumar In the recent news about dear departed Father Stan Swamy, it has been concluded that there indeed was a conspiracy to frame him. There has been conclusive evidence that incriminating content was planted in his device in order to criminalise him. Father Stan Swamy was even refused a sipper in his final days …