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Here's how to depict gender violence sensitively. Indian media, take a cue

Here's how to depict gender violence sensitively. Indian media, take a cue

Anusuya Som

Feminism in India has crowdsourced empowering depictions of women who have experienced abuse. They are available for the media to use instead of their generally triggering imagery.

Why India’s overdose of memes and online satire is no laughing matter

Why India’s overdose of memes and online satire is no laughing matter

Anand Vardhan

Like the selectivity infested news media, the online cottage industry of political satire has chosen to see only what it wants to see.

More political than religious: Why blasphemy is a capital crime in some Muslim countries?

More political than religious: Why blasphemy is a capital crime in some Muslim countries?

Ahmet T Kuru

The Quran does not require punishing sacrilege, authoritarian politics do.

Modi’s CAA speech was full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. Firstpost amplified it

Modi’s CAA speech was full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. Firstpost amplified it

Santhosh D’Souza

Half of senior editor Sreemoy Talukdar’s article comprises spurious theses based on debunked allegations and straw man arguments. The other half cites unsubstantiated claims in support of the theses.

If Donald Trump brings up Kashmir or troops in Afghanistan, India should put Gilgit on the table

If Donald Trump brings up Kashmir or troops in Afghanistan, India should put Gilgit on the table

David Devadas

The American president’s visit is likely to be a jumped up Page 3 story. But should he pitch any unexpected balls, his hosts shouldn’t be defensive.

Arvind Kejriwal is no philosopher king. Better temper your hopes

Arvind Kejriwal is no philosopher king. Better temper your hopes

Raj Shekhar Sen

Since Jawaharlal Nehru’s death, India has longed for a leader who upholds what is right regardless of whether it’s popular. The AAP chief is not that leader.