By Anwar Haneefa
The recent trend of the recruitment of Kerala Muslims to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), although it is exaggerated by the media, marks a radical shift among Keralite Muslims from their neutral psychic state to a more sensational one.
By Rekha Revathy
It is a fact that disabled women face a lot of barriers in actively participating in feminist movements. These barriers are mainly due to difficulties in mobility, accessibility, etc. Many conferences and other such programs are not organized in such a manner that they can accommodate disabled women.
By Irfan Mir
Death was on his young mind; it had gone into his brains, seeming nearer to him than it had ever been. In the quivering light of a candle, the wooden rafters above his head seemed to float. He imagined Ezrail hovering around him like cigarette smell.
By Kalpana Pathak
Alternative schools are schools which provide an alternative (a non-traditional education system) to mainstream education. Mostly child-centred schools, these base themselves on a number of philosophies. Their approach to studies and teaching are different from the run-of-the-mill schools.
By Nishi Pulugurtha
There were times when I walked with my hand across her shoulder. At home, I slept with the house-keys inside my pillow case. I was scared to let them out anywhere else. The house was always kept locked. A door to Amma was just a passage out she look for. When she saw one, she had to use it.
By Ananya S Guha
Access and flexibility are becoming myths in Indian Education. To put hurdles in the path of Distance Education is to deny access to education to many deprived learners. Through study centers and mobile learning centers, Distance and Open modes take education to remote areas.
By Arunoday Majumder
The final fiasco in JNU saw a number of remarkable get-togethers. Hapless inheritors and parliamentary communists were in attendance. The second variety in particular is not exactly emblematic of freedom of thought. Higher education in West Bengal, during the communist regime, was hammered and sickled to mediocrity in the name of countering elitism.
By Adil Bhat
The recent raid, however, raises the following question: Has the Government been successful in achieving what it desired, the de-politicization of campuses across country, in this case Jamia?
Nitasha Kaul said India’s relationship with Kashmir—humiliating attitude towards them, killing, injuring, and blinding of innocent people, intimidating of journalists, and clamping down on the media and shutting down internet and mobile communication— was like Britain’s relationship with India under colonial rule.