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Friday, Jan 24, 2020
Smruti Koppikar

Smruti Koppikar


When the Siddhartha Vihar Hostel in Wadala was brought down, floor by floor, in early February by the BMC, a piece of Mumbai’s history associated with Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar was obliterated.

articles by Smruti Koppikar (396 results)
Jan 23, 2020 00:02
Mumbai, at its heart, is a commercial city; its rhythms do not cease at night and never will. read more
Jan 16, 2020 00:03
The sensitivity that the force showed towards protestors needs to be extended towards women and children too read more
Jan 09, 2020 00:03
Silence speaks volumes, silence is political too. read more
Jan 02, 2020 00:04
It’s a year that carries hope and aspirations of millions – hope for a gentler and more just future, aspiration to be any kind of an Indian that one wishes to be with freedom and joy. read more
Dec 26, 2019 00:29
The urban space turned into a site of spontaneous and electrifying protests against governments. read more
Dec 19, 2019 19:24
The purpose of CAA-NRC is ostensibly to weed out illegal immigrants from three neighbouring countries but implicitly threatens Indian Muslims as well as all Indians who do not possess documents of their ancestry here. read more
Dec 12, 2019 00:40
Despite anecdotal signals of women breaching barriers and breaking ceilings in several domains, the bias exists. read more
Dec 05, 2019 01:16
Three trends among many in the electoral basket stand out because their significances go well beyond this election. read more
Nov 27, 2019 23:15
The shenanigans are confusing, but there are some takeaways. read more
Nov 21, 2019 00:46
The question is if Sonia Gandhi can trust Pawar enough to not throw the Congress under the bus in the months ahead if this government becomes a reality read more
Nov 13, 2019 22:45
In the new-normal Mumbai, religion has come to play a greater part than it did in civic and personal matters read more
Nov 07, 2019 00:08
The city’s geography and future is being threatened by rising sea levels as an outcome of global warming read more
Oct 31, 2019 00:49
The BJP-Sena divided the state’s 288 constituencies between themselves, went to voters with their record of the last five years, and asked to be re-elected. read more
Oct 17, 2019 00:55
When the dissonance was pointed out by sections of the media, when the link between Article 370 and Assembly election was questioned, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said “doob maro”. read more