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Short Story: The Ride Home

By Nishi Pulugurtha
Parama suddenly said that something that happened a few days ago hurt her a lot. “What is it,” I asked. “Is it something at work? Did someone say something?” Mili asked. She shook her head. We waited for her to speak. It was obvious that whatever it was had caused her a lot of pain.

Why I Stand with Sharjeel Imam

By Abhay Kumar
Days before his arrest, the image of Sharjeel was constructed by the media as a ‘threat’ to the nation and Hindus. The fear was created to legitimize ensuing sedition charges on him. With Sharjeel’s issue, attempts are being made to communalize Delhi voters who are going to cast votes within a week.

Is the Judiciary in India Independent Anymore?: A Review of 2019

By Shuma Talukdar
This is high time for the apex court to rise up and realise its constitutional obligations rather than just follow the manifesto of the political party leading the current coalition government at the centre. It should realise that it is the guardian of our constitution and the highest authority for protecting the rights and liberties of every individual in the country and for upholding the value of the rule of law.