The Niyamgiri Movement is a grassroots people’s movement against exploitative corporation. It is a tale of resistance against neo-colonialism, nation-building, cultural discrimination and environmental racism.
Putting women at the front and center of NREGA not only makes it more effective and transparent, but also changes societal perceptions of what women can and cannot do.
This is not and should not be social distancing to its full extent and we should probably stop calling it that. Keep the distancing physical, but let the social solidarity thrive.
Those who had earlier visited Shaheen Bagh to show solidarity seemed concerned that the virus would spread because of the women and make society ‘unsafe’.
The government needs to use social media and television platforms as it has done today in the grips of COVID 19. We need to prepare our population to conserve water on the same war footing to resist water crisis.
This is why the 21-day lockdown is a critical test of who is fittest. We cannot let this manxiety that goes on to fuel a feminist coup, become the status quo.
In a statement released by Air India, officials and employees described how they are being ostracised by neighbours.
Where do we draw the line between safety, the right to privacy and being snooped on by a surveillance state?
Any educational institution should be a safe space, where knowledge is available to all instead of polarised, hateful opinions.
The Apex Court in India recently gave a judgement noting that women cannot be excluded from command positions in the Indian army.