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Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy: “Kis Kis ko Qaid Karoge?”

Workers, activists, students, lawyers and human rights organisations come together in Mumbai on the first death anniversary of Gauri Lankesh, to protest against state homicides, state violence and state-sponsored socio-political oppression at every level in India. “Whom all will you arrest? Kis kis ko qaid karoge?” – the protestors demand. A GroundXero report.     […]


5 Years After Dabholkar’s Murder, ‘Battle’ Between Science and Faith More Complicated Than Ever

This year, August 20 – the death anniversary of Narendra Dabholkar – was observed as the ‘National Scientific Temper Day’. In Maharashtra, a week-long series of discussions, meetings and public lectures were organised across schools and colleges in the state, by scientists, educators and students from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Center […]


Freedom that Young India Wants

The ‘nation’ is what the government thinks it is. Anyone who thinks differently is ‘anti-national’. A faction of the young India is rising fearlessly in demand of ‘independence’ from this oppressive notion. Nilanjan Dutta writes on the Independence Day in these dark times.  In a country where more than half the population is under 25, it […]