Assam madrassas break no laws by taking off on Friday, but for BJP it is an ‘issue’ that must be tackled

Swarajya magazine, one of the leading Hindu right-wing publications, recently lauded a move to stop madrassas in Assam from taking an off on Friday, as has been the case for several years.


AMU students protest against ban on Zakir Naik

Students of Aligarh Muslim University took out a march opposing the ban imposed on Zakir Naik on Friday.

No to use of pellets on animals; yes to pellets on Kashmiris

A story regarding the infamous pellets attracted my attention a month back. People For Animals (PFA), a non-governmental organisation involved in legal fight against the use of pellets on animals...


Demonetization in India: Who will pay the Cost?

The ‘demon’ in demonetization is in the beginning. The demonetisation of ₹500 ($7.40) and ₹1000 banknotes was a step taken by the Government of India on 8 November 2016, ceasing the usage of all...