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Taslima Nasreen

Taslima Nasreen
The author is a celebrated writer and commentator.

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Farmers’ movement can’t and shouldn’t be apolitical. That’s not a democracy

From Champaran to Tebhaga, farmers’ movements have been political. But that took a turn in the 1980s-90s, when the chorus for ‘apolitical movements’ grew.

Now, floods, droughts, cyclones put Rs 6 lakh crore debt of Indian banks at risk

The banks flagged exposure to environmentally sensitive businesses and listed effects of cyclones and floods on loan repayments in farming and related sectors.


An Indian Army truck on a Kashmir highway leading to Ladakh | Representational image | ANI

Self-reliance in defence, cyber challenges in focus at Combined Commanders’ meet starting today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address the Combined Commanders’ Conference, which will be held in Gujarat between 4 and 6 March.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint Team

Habeas Porcus — how our judiciary is murdering the principle of ‘bail, not jail’ routinely

Judiciary is responsible for ensuring our liberty, and habeas corpus is the usual route. But magistrates are acting as if the rule is ‘jail, and bail is above my pay grade’.