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Chandramukhi Muvvala, First Transwoman MLA Candidate in Telangana, Missing from Her Hyderabad Home since Morning, Feared Abducted

Chandramukhi Muvvala, the first and only transgender candidate contesting the assembly elections in Telangana, as a candidate for the CPIM-led Bahujan Left Front, had started her campaign yesterday, and has gone missing from her Hyderabad home today. Her friends suspect that she has been abducted, and are asking #WhereisChandramukhi ? A GroundXero report.   Chandramukhi […]


Toxic Masculinity, Symbiosis Law School, #Metoo and the Eviction of Two Women Students

Last week, on the eve of their exams, two students were evicted from their hostels at this elite law school in Hyderabad, after they made social media posts alleging sexual harassment by a professor, and administrative complicity in shielding him. In conversations with a member of GroundXero they discussed their experiences and the campus climate […]


Spiralling Caste Killings Across Telangana, and Protests Calling for Justice and Love

Within the last month and half there have been a series of caste killings in Telangana – often narrated as “honour killings” – murders of young dalit and OBC men for marrying in defiance of caste hierarchies. While the ruling party maintains a stoic silence with upcoming Assembly elections, people are coming together to protest. […]


Civil Liberties Committee hosts 1st Telangana State Conference

Abhishek Bhattacharyya The Civil Liberties Committee (CLC), formerly the Andhra Pradesh Civil Liberties Committee (APCLC), has a long history in this region, and the big hall at Sundarayya Vignan Kendram in Hyderabad was packed through the day for their 1st state conference on April 7, with organisers putting out extra chairs along the aisles. While […]