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West Bengal: Professor resigns citing “anti-hijab policy”, college changes dress code after outcry

Kolkata's LJD Law College is embroiled in controversy after an assistant professor, Sanjida Quader, resigned alleging pressure to remove her hijab on campus. Quader,...





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Sudan food emergency: local researcher unpacks scale of the disaster and what action is needed

Oliver Kiptoo Kirui, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) The UN recently warned of the risk of famine in Sudan. The war between the army...

2024 elections bring a sigh of relief, but is the nightmare over for Indian Muslims?

The much anticipated and much feared 2024 Lok Sabha elections are over. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will continue to be the Prime Minister. Still,...

Witnessing genocide from comfort: ‘Do Palestinians get a moment to mourn?’ 

In the most comfortable corners of the world, these atrocities often feel distant and abstract. But for those living through this hell, the reality is a constant struggle for survival. The powerful may debate and decide the fates of millions from their secure enclaves, but on the ground in Gaza, the fight is for the most basic human right: the right to live.