From the notorious UP Minister who had offered a bounty on the head of the Danish cartoonist to DP Yadav, Raja Bhaiya, Mukhtar Ansari, Amarmani Tripathi, Harishankar Tiwari, there were a whole lot of those with criminal charges filed against them in
The newly appointed minorities affairs minister, when asked about UP minister Haji Yaqoob Qureshi, maintains that 'first of all, action should be taken against those who initiated the cartoons and then let us talk about the reactions'. He also says,
And now it is competitive politics in UP - with a hitherto unheard of UP minister publicly offering an award of 51 crores and gold equivalent of the weight of any one "who chops the head of the cartoonist..."
Updates 22 Feb: Competitive madness spreads as self-styled Hindu Personal Law Board and Madhya Pradesh Congress Minority Cell functionary offer cash rewards for M.F. Hussain's head and hands.
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
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
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.
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.