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Buried Stories

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Veewon Thokchom                                           As a boy who grew up in Manipur in the 1990s, living in gruesomeness had become a way of life. When I tell stories about those days I feel that telling stories constitutes an act of resistance, an act that reaffirms our existence. Why it is essential to tell these stories is because …

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End Repression in Kashmir: A Call from the civil society

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  We, the undersigned, are dismayed over the ongoing crisis in Kashmir. We have watched in horror and shock the repetitive cycle of state aggression leading to violence, deteriorating state of civil liberties, violation of fundamental rights and ever escalating loss of human life and dignity in Kashmir. In the last 115 days, we have …

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Mystery Disappearance of Majoni Das

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  Women in Governance (WinG)-India, Women Alliance on Violence Against Women and Family members of Majoni Das We will not allow Majoni to be the next in the list of those disappeared from custody mysteriously in this region. The family members have the right to know the whereabouts and safety of their daughter. The Police should …

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The Politics of Food Culture: The Holy Cow and The Unholy Swine

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The New Materialists The Brahminical left in this campus (JNU) in the name of secularism supports every religion instead of critiquing it. As Marx said, “Religion is the opium of the masses”: the Indian Parliamentary left comfortably forgets this for their vote banks of Majority Hindus and Minority Muslims. Secularism is not supporting all religions …