The government has started resorting to repressive measures. It is accusing the protesting farmers of acting at the behest of 'opium smugglers'.
All the workers on the first site had been working for five weeks but had received no wages at all. I lifted the mud and stone-filled basket - it weighed more than 30 kgs.
"Anti-Romeo Squads" will constitute yet one more threat to the right of women to make their own choices without fear of violent and unlawful retribution.
This extraordinary judgment needs to circulated and studied as widely as possible. It can provide illumination in what are increasingly dark times.
The Iftar party has become an occasion for photo ops and political power play, says Subhashini Ali.
Subhashini Ali observes what made Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar to announce the repealing of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in the state.
In our own country, anyone who thinks that there is nothing in a name is even more naive than Shakespeare's star-crossed teen lovers.
March is the month of the Martyrdom. India's most-beloved martyr, Bhagat Singh, was hanged at the age of 23 in the Lahore Jail on March 23 in 1931.
Tamil Nadu has a long tradition of strident polemical and literary writing that criticizes traditions, superstitions, strongly-held Hindu beliefs and the behaviour of Hindu gods themselves as depicted in various scriptures.
In different states, they're forcing change, writes Subhashini Ali.
The peaceful protest was much-needed, says Subhashini Ali.