Articles by: Sananda Dasgupta

 The tradition of incriminating of Muslims in India goes back decades

 The tradition of incriminating of Muslims in India goes back decades

“The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Saturday that it has busted an al Qaeda module and arrested nine people who were allegedly planning to carry out major terror strikes in India at the direction of their Pakistan-based handler.” The news hit headlines of all major dailies in India last week. Six of these suspects were apprehended from the district[Read More…]

by September 26, 2020 India
Women are bearing the brunt of the pandemic disproportionately

Women are bearing the brunt of the pandemic disproportionately

During the initial months of the Covid-19 crisis, experts expressed their concern that this pandemic could set women back decades and rollover 50 years of progress in gender equality. As time passes, data from across the world are proving that the threat is real. With extra burden of childcare and household chores, unsecured jobs, job loss, risk-prone working conditions, hard to access[Read More…]

by September 11, 2020 Patriarchy