The Indian Health Ministry has proposed to make punitive measures more stringent against fairness cream ads that are misleading the citizens.
Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman did the classic thing that all finance ministers do – exaggerate campaigns with misleading statistics.
Death penalty often becomes a short cut when there is actually a need to focus on long-term social reform, and the failure of the state to ensure women's security.
With the Republic Day around the corner, we the citizens should observe it more as a day of introspection and affixing accountability, than as a day of celebration.
Given this analysis of the alleged ‘normalcy’ in Kashmir, one might wonder what role does this narrative play out in Indian politics.
A feminist intervention (no matter how much you may disdain because nation comes first), refuses to sabotage the movement with sexist and casteist slurs to be thrown in the face of power.
On January 19, 2020, the Supreme Court finally pronounced its judgment in the petitions challenging the communication blockade in Kashmir which was in place since August 5, 2019.
Today when the nation affects all, across gender and generation, what we see today isn’t just a movement but paradigm shift.
The freedom of speech and expression of individuals can never be compromised for unrealistic restrictions put forth by the state, be it through a provision of a Personal Data Protection Bill or a restriction to their right to protest on the streets.
Instead of protecting rights, the Personal Data Protection Bill weakens privacy and violates constitutionally guaranteed provisions.