A Growing Tyranny

Narendra Modi’s first term has witnessed a steady erosion in the institutions of governance “Today, democracy is at stake, secularism is in danger, the economy has collapsed, independent institutions are being destroyed and centre-state relations are deteriorating,”Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu recently warned at a political rally in Vishakapatnam. Ever since the Emergency of […]

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Child Trafficking on the Rise in Karnataka

There has been an increase in cases of child trafficking in Karnataka in recent years with the year’s count standing at 929 so far. By Oisika Dev Bengaluru, Jan. 17, 2019. “The Criminal Investigation Department (CID), NGOs and the local police station work hand in hand to rescue kids from trafficking. We monitor the activities […]

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Words Have Consequences

By promoting reactionary ideas about gender and society, conservative politicians are inciting violence against women, says Kritika Agrawal Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath recently posted an encyclical on his website where the sage of Gorakhpur opined, “Considering the importance and honor of women, our scriptures have always spoken about giving her protection. As energy […]

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