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Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019
Harsh Mander

Harsh Mander

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Harsh Mander is an activist and author of several books including, Fractured Freedom: Chronicles from India’s Margins and Looking Away: Inequality, Prejudice and Indifference in New India.

articles by Harsh Mander (127 results)
Dec 29, 2017 16:48
The regime and its hordes have silenced one more voice of dissent, of rationality, of youth and of laughter. How many more will be silenced? read more
Dec 18, 2017 14:38
The divisive campaign for Gujarat marks a low watershed in the lives of its five million Muslims read more
Dec 07, 2017 11:12
It’s astounding that an adult woman has been denied the right to choose her faith and partner. This is contrary to every guarantee in the Constitution read more
Nov 10, 2017 12:14
The law guarantees that around half a person’s calorie requirements would be provisioned nearly free through the PDS. But because of the demand that every ration card must be linked to Aadhaar, Santoshi’s family which was admittedly the poorest household... read more
Oct 24, 2017 17:58
The BJP can ignore India’s Muslims and still win power. But they can ignore mounting Dalit anger against upper-caste hate violence and injustice only at their own peril read more
Oct 05, 2017 11:08
International research shows that decisions about cash tend to be made by men in a family. There is little guarantee that men will spend the cash transferred to the family on nutrition for the young child. Cash is also vulnerable to inflation, whereas... read more
Sep 12, 2017 17:29
Jharkhand’s Religious Freedom Bill, 2017, primarily targets Christians, and goes against the freedom of religious belief in India’s Constitution read more
Aug 01, 2017 07:26
In Part 7 of Let’s Talk About Hate, Harsh Mander explores if a new law against lynching could combat hate crimes read more
Jul 06, 2017 12:41
In Portland, US, white co-passengers heroically came to the rescue of the children, and paid for this with their lives. In India, not one passenger came forward when Junaid was lynched read more
Jun 15, 2017 12:13
It is important to acknowledge the contributions of IPS officers like Rajnish Rai and Satish Verma, who are willing to stake their careers for truth and justice read more
May 23, 2017 12:58
There are almost no jobs available in India’s high-growth economy. Job creation has plummeted to levels even below those of preceding UPA governments. Of the one million new people who join the workforce every month, only 0.01% of new workers added to... read more
May 01, 2017 12:25
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat may have called for a nationwide ban on cow slaughter only now, but the rot had set in much earlier read more
Apr 03, 2017 17:14
Rohith Vemula’s is one of the most damning and painful indictments of the India and the world today which we have crafted together. read more
Feb 27, 2017 19:10
What is less recognised of the so-called Gujarat Model is the systematic reduction of India’s religious minorities to second-class citizenship... The second-class citizenship of Muslims extends also to Christians, Dalits and tribal people in Gujarat... read more
Feb 02, 2017 11:30
Do not expect this government to muster the moral and political resolve required to undertake large redistributive expenditures for India’s poor masses read more