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Haji Yakub Qureshi

The Tainted Dons

May 11, 2007

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

'A Reaction To Every Action'

Mar 01, 2006 Nagendar Sharma

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,

Off With His Head!

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..."

The Cartoon Controversy

Feb 15, 2006 Sandeep Singh

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.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

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