Saturday, Nov 27, 2021

Fahad Zuberi

Muslims, Loudspeakers, And A Sinister History Lesson

Mar 28, 2021 Fahad Zuberi

A DM orders a mosque to dial down its loudspeaker. An IPS officer defends the decision. But this is not about noise pollution.

The French Are Yelling ‘Fire’, And We Must Heed Their Warning

Nov 05, 2020 Fahad Zuberi

Liberal ideas face the most serious threat from Islam today, and the French are fighting this war for the rest of the world.

We Must Politicise The Hathras Rape Case

If the Hathras rape case is not politicised, it will very soon be wiped off from public memory – only to join thousands of more such cases in the dusty rooms of our courts.

How Javed Akhtar’s Atheism Navigates India’s Cultural Waters

Jun 14, 2020 Fahad Zuberi

The Richard Dawkins Award to Javed Akhtar brings recognition to the ‘milder strain’ of western rationality in the Indian subcontinent

A Wine-drinking Ex-Muslim's Defence Of The Tablighi Jamaat

I abhor the views held by the Tablighi Jamaat, and I wish for their ideological defeat across the world, but I will still defend their right to equality – to be equally miserable in thought and in ideas as other religious groups, and to be treated equally when they default in their actions.

23 February, 2020

Potemkin Effect: ‘The Wall’ In Ahmedabad To Hide Poverty From Trump

Fahad Zuberi

The seven-foot-high wall to hide a slum is a hollow political construct devised to provide a fake facade to our crumbing housing infrastructure

11 December, 2019

Ideological Orphans Of Indian Subcontinent -– How CAB Violates India’s Commitment To Human Rights

Fahad Zuberi

India has to follow the principle of Human Rights, and whoever – Muslim or not, needs us as a society to protect their fundamental rights, must be welcomed.

26 July, 2019

Opinion | Why ISRO Chief Deserves To Be Criticised For Offering Prayers Ahead of Chandrayaan-2 Launch

Fahad Zuberi

'The ISRO chief deserves to be criticised and ridiculed at least, reviewed and penalised ideally, for consulting an astrologer/ priest in the affairs of ISRO's launch.'

13 April, 2019

A Voice Of Reason: Why Christopher Hitchens Matters

Fahad Zuberi

Hitchens emerges as a voice of resistance that echoes through the twenty first century. It matters today because totalitarianism has created precedence in world politics, and newer totalitarian ideas are on the rise.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.


Union Minister for Law and Justice, Kiren Rijiju addresses at the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.


Players of Malaysia and Belgium vie for ball during their FIH Men's Junior World Cup 2021 hockey match at Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar.

PTI Photo

Devendra Murgaonkar and Len Doungel of Jamshedpur FC in action during match 8 of season 8 of Indian Super League played between FC Goa and Jamshedpur FC, at the GMC Bambolim stadium in Goa.


Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav acknowledges greetings of supporters during the 'Bahujan Mahapanchayat' rally on the Constituency Day, in Lucknow. Former MP Savitri Bai Phule is also seen.

PTI Photo

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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh