Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust and Westland Publications invite you to the release of MEMORY IN THE AGE OF amnesia by Saeed Akhtar Mirza The author will be in conversation with Siddharth Varadarajan, Founding Editor, The Wire Seema Mustafa, Editor-in-Chief, The Citizen


Anti-Sterlite protest
21 Jun 2018
The Madurai bench of the Madras high court had directed police to refrain from arresting two advocates last week. They were accused by the police of engineering the protests against Sterlite in Tuticorin.   Image Courtesy: AFP  ...
21 Jun 2018
Confirmation bias is a hell of a thing How do you stay informed when the news is so biased? BIGSTOCK   Picture this: You’re on your social network of choice, mindlessly scrolling past nigh endless photographic evidence of your...
Nasrin Soutoudeh
21 Jun 2018
Sotoudeh recently represented a number of women who removed their headscarves, or hijab, in public to protest against Iran’s mandatory dress code for women and were later arrested.   Beirut: Iranian security forces re-arrested prominent...
Public Health
21 Jun 2018
New Delhi: The amount India spends on public health per capita every year is Rs 1,112, less than the cost of a single consultation at the country’s top private hospitals–or roughly the cost of a pizza at many hotels. That comes to Rs 93 per month or...
Kashmir Human Shield
21 Jun 2018
The United Nations, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), on June 14 published “Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir: Developments in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir from June 2016 to April 2018”. This is the...