Tag Archives: Pluralistic India

JALIANWALA MASSACRE

102 years ago today, General Dyer of the British Government opened fire on peaceful protestors in Jalianwala Bagh in Amritsar, India. 381 Indians lost their lives. Many women jumped into… Read more »

Who wrote the Preamble to the Indian Constitution? That is one of the secrets this book probes

An excerpt from ‘Ambedkar’s Preamble: A Secret History of the Constitution of India’, by Aakash Singh Rathore. This article was first Published on Dec 23, 2019 at – : https://bit.ly/3wa0d8c… Read more »

India now only ‘partly free’, being ‘propelled towards authoritarianism’: Freedom in the World index

‘Country’s Hindu nationalist govt has pursued a crackdown on expressions of dissent by the media, academics, civil society groups, and protesters,’ the report released by Freedom House says This article… Read more »

Horror and Hope for “New India” in 2020

Horror and Hope for “New India” in 2020 I. As 2020 ended, marking one of the most tumultuous and traumatic years India has seen in living memory, some bright moments of… Read more »

US Elections 2020: Indian-Americans are grappling with the racial system like never before

After a summer of massive protests and standing at the cusp of a significant Presidential election, Indian-American households are grappling with the American racial system like never before. Written by Karishma… Read more »

In an Agartala slum, Hindus and Muslims come together to celebrate Durga Puja, brotherhood

This year, the Mollapara Durga Puja committee has cancelled cultural programmes, and is instead organising food distribution drives in their neighbourhood. Setting an example of unity and brotherhood, Hindus and… Read more »