Day: March 15, 2019

Sister Anisha’s Tongue-In-Cheek Response to Deepika’s Wax Statue

On Thursday, Deepika Padukone unveiled her magnificent wax statue in London at the famous Madame Tussauds museum. She went live on her Instagram and gave her fans a sneak peek of what the statue looks like. The unveiling was attended by Padukone’s parents as well as Ranveer Singh’s parents. During the Instagram live, Ranveer Singh […]

Dalit Women in Politics: Cynthia Stephen on Brahminism, patriarchy in politics – and the need for change

If we look at our country’s politics, there has been no one from the scheduled castes who has become the Prime Minister of India till date, let alone a scheduled caste woman. Political engagement of Dalits is necessary, but more importantly, it has to include Dalit women leadership in political spaces. The panel on ‘Dalit […]

Pakistani Journalist Faces Flak for Comparing Masood Azhar with the Dalai Lama

Amid international outcry against Masood Azhar, chief of the Pakistan-based militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad, a Pakistani journalist has come under fire on Twitter for likening Azhar to the Tibetan leader Dalai Lama. On Wednesday, China blocked India’s bid to list Azhar as a global terrorist in the United Nations Security Council, making it the fourth time […]

China Blocks Bid to Ban Masood Azhar: What’s The Way Forward?

In yet another setback to India’s bid to designate JeM Chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, China on 13 March put a ‘technical hold’ on a proposal in the UN Security Council to ban him. Bharat Karnad, Research Professor at the Centre for Policy Research, Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director at the Asia Program, and […]