Sunday, 16 December, 2018


Memorial for assassinated journalist Shujaat Bukhari | R. Parveen

Top LeT operative, who killed Kashmir journalist Bukhari, gunned down in encounter

Naveed Jatt killed in an encounter at central Kashmir's Budgam district. He had escaped from police custody earlier this year. New Delhi: Lashkar-e-Taiba (Le...
Nandita Das at Democracy Wall |

Anything worth saying today is going to be provocative: Actor-director Nandita Das

Speaking about the inspiration behind her directorial ventures Firaaq and Manto, Das said she 'wanted to respond to what was happening around us'.
Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo at Democracy Wall |

Nobody should be arrested basis what they think, says Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo

Speaking at Democracy Wall, the Biju Janata Dal leader said he strongly opposed criminal defamation.

The world will be waiting as China and Japan meet on Friday

Japan could push China toward policies that support global norms of economic and diplomatic cooperation.
Bhagwant Mann at Democracy Wall | ThePrint

From rivals’ hug to social media trolling, Democracy Wall’s Jalandhar edition had it all

At Jalandhar's Lovely Professional University, alert students grilled actors, politicians and activists with sharp questions.
Vinod Dua

Left or Right must not matter in #MeToo: Nishtha Jain, who outed journalist Vinod Dua

Right-wing accounts were quick to use Jain’s allegation of sexual harassment against Dua, a famous Left-liberal voice critical of the Modi government.
Meenakshi Lekhi at Democracy Wall |

Freedom of speech that Indians enjoy today never existed earlier: Meenakshi Lekhi

BJP spokesperson says those who criticise PM Modi tend to ignore his initiatives such as Swachh mission, steps taken for India’s growth, among others.
A man looks up at an electronic ticker board that indicates stock figures at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

Ahead of earnings season, stock market rebounds from a 6-month low

After Sensex dropped to 23.4 Tuesday, some investors judged the selloff as excessive which rebounded Indian stocks. Mumbai: Indian stocks rebounded as some i...
Uma Subramanian at Democracy Wall in Vellore | ThePrint

‘Consent has to be enthusiastic, you cannot be coerced, forced or intimidated into sex’

Uma Subramanian, founder of NGO Aarambh India, also says the onus of proving rape should lie solely with the accused.
Dia Mirza at Democracy Wall |

Honesty in #MeToo campaign is of paramount importance, says actress Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza stresses on the need to create work environments that are equally safe for men and women, and where people cannot misuse power.

Modi’s BJP is not just Congress + cow, but it is Congress + cow + Indira Gandhi

Young Indians bought new hope & optimism of Brand Modi in 2014. Now they're confused & angry as BJP government turns out to be Indira-era Congress, plus a cow.