The lockdown has seen a sharp spike in the incidence of domestic violence, and Listen to Her, a crisp, seven-minute film, shot at Das's own home, mainly draws attention to it
The death of two iconic actors in quick succession would have been a terrible tragedy at the best of times. But this is the worst of times
Many RWAs and associations of urban dwellers across the country are assuming powers they do not possess and behaving like tinpot dictators
Can we beat this virus and reclaim our world?
Feminism is an offshoot of liberal values. Sadly, in the new climate of hyper wokeness, it is beginning to seem as rigid and intolerant as the illiberal social instincts it rose up against
Harvey Weinstein's indictment is a landmark event for the #MeToo movement
The march for the equality of the sexes seems to fall apart at the family hearth
Sadly, there is no messiah of tolerance today who speaks the language of universal love
The vitriol against Padukone, who is a hugely popular star, will fade over time. But let's not forget what caused it
The protests over citizenship will continue to reverberate, and they will likely change India in more ways than we can imagine today
The fight against sexual violence is also about supporting and enabling survivors so they can overcome their trauma
When a basic food item galvanised the masses to rise against an empire
Social justice and progressive social reforms are never a walk in the park
The question is, does propaganda and distorted narratives about the nation serve the interests of the state?
Facebook is best suited for memorialising a deceased person's virtual personality, says the author