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Okupa Cuba Casa Refugio: The Shaheen Bagh of Mexico

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Pranav Jeevan P This article is about an occupation protest that happened in Mexico last year which didn’t get the attention it deserves in media. 2020 witnessed a lot of occupation protests from Shaheen Bagh to Farmers occupation of Delhi borders. Just like those in Shaheen Bagh, this occupation protest in Mexico was by led …

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COVID-19 and a more dangerous virus

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Salman Farissi COVID-19 hit India in March 2020. Nationwide lockdown prohibited all forms of political or religious congregations. Protesters on the streets of India against CAA, NRC, and NPR retreated as responsible human beings but the deep state and the Indian state (RSS-BJP) seem to have been searching for their prey hiding in the lurches. …

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The incompatibility of RSS-BJP’s agenda with the idea of India: A Zero Hour prognosis

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Salman Farissi In 2019, when BJP won with a bigger majority than ever before, the minorities of the country, especially religious minorities, were not only disappointed but deeply distressed. While they pondered their prospects, followers of the hardcore right-wing, sycophants of Hindutva ideology, were celebrating and contemplating making their idea of Hindu-Rashtra a reality. Before …

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Ownership of Protests: Grammar of Indian Muslims vs. Muslim Indians

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  Bobby Kunhu I have already received a lot of flak for the bits and pieces of opinion that I have expressed on social media, a collation of which is what I propose to write in this essay. At the outset, I would like to make it clear that my intention isn’t to undermine the …

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Nalsar Minorities’ Forum protests against CAA-NRC-NPR

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Nalsar Minorities’ Forum The NALSAR Minorities’ Forum called for a boycott of classes on 9th January 2020, which was supported by Savitribai Intersectional Study circle of NALSAR. The protest was a massive success, as it witnessed most of the NALSAR students boycotting their classes voluntarily and joining the protest holding placards. The protest started at …

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Manipur Students’ Call for Joint Mass Protest

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  MSAD’S Call for Joint Mass Protest As always been the victim of State policies since Manipur became a part of this political entity called India in 1949, Manipur has always been a centre of political crisis and upheaval, a theatre of resistance too. The present uncertainties faced by the people of Manipur are manifestations of …

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Protest Against Demollition in Bhimchaya Basti

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  Arati Kade   The Dalit community of Bhimchaya Basti in Vikhroli, Mumbai, is protesting against the demolition of their houses. They are protesting since 5th June, demanding protection to slum dwellers living in the Bhimchaya, having proof of living there from 2000 to 2011. Action needs to be taken against the atrocities committed on …