Friday, 18 January, 2019

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File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Kamal Kishore/PTI

Modi govt failed to prevent mob attacks, its leaders supported accused: HRW

Rights watchdog accuses Modi government of stifling dissent, red-flags UP encounters and deaths in the Sterlite protests that rocked TN. 
IL&FS building in Mumbai | Abhijit Bhatlekar/Bloomberg News

Debt-ridden IL&FS terminates contract to build India’s longest tunnel in J&K

PM Modi had laid the foundation stone for the Zojila tunnel on the Srinagar-Leh Highway in June 2018, but the project has been stalled since November.
Hamid Nihal Ansari with Sushma Swaraj | Twitter

Hamid Nihal Ansari is back from Pakistani jail, but CBI still lists him as ‘missing’

The CBI website lists Ansari as having a ‘Yellow Notice’ against his name — an Interpol global alert issued to help locate missing persons.
Kanak Sarkar

In his feminism class, Kolkata prof behind ‘virgin’ comment asked women to do mujras

Comparing virgin women to 'sealed bottles' is not the only thing Jadavpur University prof. Kanak Sarkar has done, a former student writes.
Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

In dance bar verdict, SC cautions Maharashtra against imposing ‘own notion of morality’

Here are excerpts from Thursday’s Supreme Court judgment, which relaxed norms for Maharashtra’s dance bars & pulled up state govt for its approach.

Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...

The unemployment wave, and failed lotuses in Karnataka

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

OnCamera

Huma Qureshi on feminism at Democracy Wall, Edition II

"Feminist and non-feminist are just tags, basically they both mean the same thing." Huma Qureshi at Democracy Wall, Jain University

Posted by ThePrint on Thursday, 15 March 2018

"Feminist and non-feminist are just tags, basically they both mean the same thing." Huma Qureshi at Democracy Wall, Jain University