Dhrubo works as an edit resource and writes at the intersection of caste, gender, sexuality and politics. Formerly trained in Physics, abandoned a study of the stars for the glitter of journalism. Fish out of digital water.
As the night progressed, more people came out on the streets in a city already smarting over the disputed 1987 assembly election and the surprise appointment of controversial bureaucrat Jagmohan as the new governor, hours before. read more
The administrators of the eight districts — Lucknow, Kanpur, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Sambhal, Rampur, Bijnor and Bulandshahr — have issued notices to at least 295 people for damages worth a minimum of \u20B91.9 crore, senior district officials said. read more
Dozens of residents and about 15 policemen were injured in the protest that was allegedly followed by policemen barging into several homes and vandalising them in the dead of the night. Many alleged custodial torture by the police. read more
The deaths of the two men, and injuries to 27 others in violent clashes that broke out across Guwahati on Thursday evening, have both shocked and galvanised Assam in its resolve to resist India’s new citizenship law. read more
Dipanjas Das, 21, and Sam Stafford, 17, succumbed to their injuries shortly after being shot during clashes against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Guwahati on Thursday evening, but their families said the duo didn’t deserve to die. read more
To the downcast teenager, a small booklet at home that compiled the essential tenets of the Constitution was succour. Waghmare didn’t understand the entire document but says he internalised its central tenet: Equality. read more
For Rohit and 240 million of his adolescent peers in India, questions of sexuality, masculinity, gender roles and relationships are everyday problems, made more difficult by the absence of any information and the stymieing of discussions around these... read more