Pasmandas and the Dalit Movement
The Pasmanda movement sees solidarity amongst the backward and ‘untouchable’ castes across all religions as an antidote to communal polarisation.
The Banality of India's Islamophobia
Islamophobia in India erases Muslims even as it hyper-visiblises them: disempowering them and diminishing their worth. Ironically, even secular-minded people diminish its seriousness by asking…
The Supreme Court Needs to Step in to Stop Mob Lynchings
The Supreme Court has a duty to enforce its 2018 judgement against lynchings and mob violence. Its failure to do so emboldens majoritarian governments and vigilantes alike.
'We are the True Inheritors of the Nationalist Legacy!'
Shaheen Bagh, like other sites of protest against the CAA and NRC, was more a consciousness than a mere physical space. The protesters' ways of imagining religion and nationalism to meet…