The Medaram Jana Jatara: India's Largest Tribal Festival

The Medaram Jana Jatara: India’s Largest Tribal Festival

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The Medaram Jana Jatara is slowly being threatened by the process of sanskritization by the Hindutva forces.
Why Muslim Women Wearing Hijab Might Be The Face Of Resistance

Why Muslim Women Wearing Hijab Might Be The Face Of Resistance

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On the 12th of February, 2020, the police in the attempts of stopping the anti-CAA march tore the hijab of a protester with the words ‘Yeh lo aazadi’.
"Nation At Repair, Women At Work": Chennai's Shaheen Bagh Against CAA

“Nation At Repair, Women At Work”: Chennai’s Shaheen Bagh

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As one steps into the dusty, hot streets of Washermenpet, the site of Chennai’s Shaheen Bagh, one can feel the determinism and resolute of the Muslim women who refuse to move.
The War At Muslim Doorsteps: Voices That Were Left Unheard

The War At Muslim Doorsteps: Voices That Were Left Unheard

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Students, allies and especially the current targets of the BJP government, Muslims, hesitate before they share something on WhatsApp, Facebook or Instagram but they do it anyway because there is a huge number of people before us who still refuse to engage.
What Does It Mean To Be A Tibetan Outside Tibet?

What Does It Mean To Be A Tibetan Outside Tibet?

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The ambiguous nature of our respective identities only cemented when we saw how the Tibetan diaspora community and the ‘Free Tibet Movement’ at large was not inclusive of the mixed-heritage children.
Sexual Harassment In Workplace: What Happens When It Is A Religious Institution?

Sexual Harassment In Workplace: What Happens When It Is A Religious Institution?

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Sexual harassment at religious institutions is a very serious form of discrimination that is directed against women and children of the society.
Hinduism Vs Hindutva: A Distinction Of Convenience

Hinduism Vs Hindutva: A Distinction Of Convenience?

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The ‘Hindutva is not Hinduism’ distinction adds nothing to the discourse except for making the Savarnas feel good about being oppressive.
Islam And Patriarchy: Reading Between The Lines Of The Quran

Islam And Patriarchy: Reading Between The Lines Of The Quran

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The Quran came as a sacred text, a word of God which introduced us to the message of universal equality among all humans.
Is Bollywood Selling Islamophobia By Objectifying Muslim Characters?

Is Bollywood Selling Islamophobia By Objectifying Muslim Characters?

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Bollywood's ‘othering’ and bad portrayals create a sense of “we” and “they” in society resonates Islamophobia which has real consequences.
The Hindu Rashtra Where 'Some Are More Equal Than Others'

The Hindu Rashtra Where ‘Some Are More Equal Than Others’

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The state has been preparing for such a situation through various legislations and judgments inter alia - to make India Hindu.

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Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

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The eco-conscious health responses to the COVID-19 outbreak in India have revealed the heterosexist, racial, ageist, casteist, and classist prejudices of an overt Hindu-Brahminical society. The idea of environmentalism driven by capitalism, nationalism, and cultural imperialism exploit marginalised humans, animals, and nature alike. Therefore, the discussions around epidemics, animal welfare, and climate change must be nothing but ecofeminist.
Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

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The layer that covers the entire crisis looks a lot like communal hatred or Islamophobia which is something that has been used in a country like India, time and again, to cover up the failings of a government.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.