Kavita Krishnan
West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

‘Do not lose heart, be firm’

The BJP is now scared of the same women it claimed to have the support of when it banned triple talaq, a women’s rights activist told a gathering of over 200 women at Kidderpore’s Nawab Ali Park o...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.02.20

A glimpse of ‘scary India’

A phone discussion about the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protest allegedly led a poet-activist being taken to police station by a cab driver here on Wednesday night.Secretary of the All India Pro...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 26.02.20

Civil society does what the elected did not

A civil society effort coordinated by former IAS officers is set to provide relief to people affected by the riots in northeast Delhi. The group, led by bureaucrat-turned-activist Harsh Mander and wor...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.08.19

Kashmiri kids taken away, say Dreze & team

A team of Jean Dreze and and three political and social activists who were in Jammu and Kashmir from August 9-13 today told a news conference in Delhi that they had heard of children being taken away ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.03.20

Lockdown turns into captivity for women

The instances of domestic violence in India have spiked since the promulgation of the nationwide lockdown with husbands venting their frustration on wives who have no escape from their abusers, say ex...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.19

Hyderabad ‘instant justice’ is shameful

The killing of four suspects arrested for the rape and murder of a Hyderabad vet in an alleged encounter early on Friday morning has led to outrage over the state police’s inability to ensure due pr...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.19

‘Dictatorship in Kashmir’

Kavita Krishnan — part of a civil society team that managed to enter the Kashmir Valley last month and record testimonies of people amid the lockdown and communication blockade — said on Friday th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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