Kapil Mishra continues with hate speeches and accusations – Is he above the law?

However, Kapil Mishra, has continued making hate speeches and accusations as always. Social media users also uploaded videos to remind him of how, encouraged... Read more »

This is what civil society can do to protect vulnerable children amidst Covid-19

Amidst these ‘visible’ problems, there are other issues that have remained ‘invisible’. One such issue is the effect of the pandemic on children, specifically,... Read more »

Can Brahmins Bring Revolution: An Assessment Through The Prism Of Tarimela Nagi Reddy

The communist movements of India of all streams have, so far, not produced a Nagreddy level intellectual and Satyamurthy level poet and ... Read more »

Justice Shah “Indian executive ‘failed’ to provide leadership to the people in the time of crisis”

“Since 2014, every effort has been made to systematically destroy these institutions, not necessarily in the blatantly destructive way that ... Read more »

How partition of India let to birth of Kashmir dispute

The partition left a number of legacies behind but the more catastrophic one is the contested legacy of Kashmir conflict which is lingering from... Read more »

People of Kashmir feel abandoned by mainstream Indian academia and civil society sections

“While mainstream Indian academia and even sections of civil society have not adequately stood up for the rights of the Kashmiri people, the media... Read more »

The many loopholes in the system worsen the misery of migrant returnees

It was not the government but the civil society which restored the faith in humanity by providing food, water and other services to the... Read more »

Why is India surrounded by hostile neighbors in-spite of PM Modi’s foreign ‘please all’ policy?

While Modi visited China several times and received the Chinese Prime Minister two times extending lavish welcome to him, he also visited Pakistan to... Read more »

Migrant workers in Bihar “Hunger and unemployment will kill us, if not the coronavirus”

Down to Earth had reported that the PM’s announcement of the PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojana from Bihar was nothing but a poll tactic.... Read more »

Death of father-son duo in police custody calls for changes in our policing system

Police is used against political opponents and activists. They become brutal or simply ‘wardi waale gunde’, as a former judge of Allahabad High Court... Read more »

India’s premier human rights organization describe situation today worse then 45th years ago

“We are all witnessing the criminalisation and crushing of any form of democratic questioning of the government or expression of dissent and the... Read more »

Progressive states like Odisha are beacons of hope for migrant population

In spite of limited resources and apathy of the Central government, the state and government in Odisha is making remarkable progress under the leadership... Read more »

Why Bollywood stars been labeled as “hypocrites” after speaking out against racism?

"Thanks for speaking out for black lives. But, maybe also stop supporting a skin bleaching cream which promotes anti-blackness," Read more »

SC asks Centre to submit response in petitions seeking action against media for communalisation

CJI Bobde, stated, “Don’t let people instigate law and order issues, there are the things that later become law and order issues,” while addressing... Read more »

In Yemen child labour and marriages on rise amidst Covid-19

"We are seeing a growing number of families resorting to harmful coping mechanisms such as begging, child labour and marrying of children to survive," Read more »

Latin America’s slum dwellers lead coronavirus battle

Across Latin America and the Caribbean, about 113 million people - nearly one in five - live in slums, where health experts say COVID-19... Read more »

Women with children now spend an average 65 hours a week on the unpaid chores

"We need a major culture shift in our homes and in our companies ... We should use this moment to build a better way... Read more »

At least 3 Rohingyas tested positive for coronavirus in refugee camps in Bangladesh

"With 40,000 people crammed per square kilometre, maintaining social distance is impossible," said Dipankar Datta, Bangladesh country director for the charity Oxfam, adding that... Read more »

Trains resume for Indian migrant workers

"The fact they continue to walk, some dying on the way, is indicative of a lack of trust in what authorities are saying." Read more »

Authorities’ ‘class bias’ hits migrant labourers

Further, it adds, “Receiving states are disowning their own people, making them stateless, treating them like unauthorised refugees and pushing them into untold misery,... Read more »