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Monday, Jan 20, 2020
Dhrubo Jyoti

Dhrubo Jyoti


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.

articles by Dhrubo Jyoti (366 results)
Jan 20, 2020 01:23
The demand for a body to form the Constitution was an old one but the absence of universal adult suffrage meant that the representation of marginalised groups, especially women, was low. read more
Jan 19, 2020 01:24
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
Dec 29, 2019 23:15
More insidious has been the slow seepage of bias and hate into every strata of society. read more
Dec 29, 2019 22:54
Today, an openly gay candidate has a credible shot at becoming the next president of the United States, and queer persons currently preside over governments in Belgium and Iceland. read more
Dec 28, 2019 00:39
As locals struggle to move past the loss of kin, communal fault lines and rising trust deficit come to fore. read more
Dec 26, 2019 00:15
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
Dec 25, 2019 23:07
The police have registered 14 FIRs and arrested 37 suspects so far for the violence. read more
Dec 25, 2019 01:24
Eighteen people have died because of the violent protests against the law in the state, of which at least 14 have died of bullet injuries. read more
Dec 24, 2019 23:50
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
Dec 22, 2019 23:46
Sengar, a four-time MLA from Uttar Pradesh’s Bangarmau and a local strongman, lived in the same village as the survivor’s family. read more
Dec 21, 2019 00:24
Across Assam’s 33 districts, people welcomed the restoration of mobile internet services on Friday on the back of an order by the Gauhati high court. read more
Dec 15, 2019 23:26
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
Dec 13, 2019 23:41
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
Nov 26, 2019 00:02
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
Nov 17, 2019 03:06
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