Delhi riots

Delhi Riots: Victims’ battle for justice & compensation continues

Delhi Riots: Victims’ battle for justice & compensation continues

February 28, 2021

“I will do what I did again. I don’t have any regrets, except that I couldn’t save the lives of Dinesh Khatik, Ankit Sharma (riot victims) and many others,” Kapil Mishra, a local leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party in northeast Delhi, said this during launch of a book De...

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International Democracy Day 2020: Lockdown on Indian democracy

International Democracy Day 2020: Lockdown on Indian democracy

September 15, 2020

“I was supposed to receive an award from the state government for one the best professors but suddenly after a Facebook post, my name was withdrawn from the list of nominees,” says an assistant professor at Lucknow University. “All I did was to put up a Facebook post about ...

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Delhi riots: Serious human rights abuses by Delhi Police, says Amnesty

Delhi riots: Serious human rights abuses by Delhi Police, says Amnesty

August 28, 2020

In a scathing report, Amnesty International accuses Delhi Police of being complicit in the riots that had struck the national capital for days in late February even while US President Donald Trump was in the city. It criticises government for granting total impunity to errant pol...

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Revolutionary caricatures

Revolutionary caricatures

March 13, 2020

In the world of editorials, caricatures are a medium to tell hard-hitting news softly The Wire, an online news portal, recently featured a cartoon, captioned roti to a riot that depicted the recent riots in Delhi and the condition of the poor. The cartoon featured where a starvi...

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