In Photos: 82-Year-Old Critic of India’s Controversial Citizenship Law One of TIMES’s 100 Most Influential People
Bilkis Bano became the face of the longest peaceful protest against the controversial citizenship law in India.
The promo of the show was widely critisized for peddling hate against the Muslim community
Mursalin Ahmad's family fled to the roof and scaled a wall to escape. “Our lives were at stake. These people were lunatics.”
Violent clashes between rival groups over a citizenship law suggested “this could go down a pretty dark path,” said one expert.
"What’s there to be scared of? This is our freedom struggle."
As a woman who’s lived in Delhi for over a decade, I know that just having more women around on public transport can dramatically change the way women occupy public spaces that have been denied to them for generations.
The founders of Madrasah Rahimiya Global Academy in Jalalabad, Uttar Pradesh, say that the one-hour lectures were made mandatory after recent reports of mob lynchings and lockdown in Kashmir.
“We’re seen as people who are either lying about our sexuality or going through a phase; that we’re not capable of committed relationships; that we’re confused or just plain greedy for sex.”
The Ministry of Home Affairs took a tough stand and acknowledged that victims of sexual harassment in India are mostly women, and the perpetrators, mostly men.
The global movement of Extinction Rebellion is here in India. But will people even care?
In the 'Crime Capital' of India, these "Nari Shakti" polling stations bridged a deep gender gap with an all-female staff and cops, teddy bears and roses.
A survey reveals that Gurugram has toppled Beijing to win the most polluted city medal, while New Delhi is the most polluted capital in the world.