Afra Abubacker

Afra Abubacker is an independent journalist from Kerala.

“Revenge for protesting hijab ban”: SDPI leader’s hotel demolished by Karnataka authorities

Two hotels in Udupi, Zaithoon and Zara owned by the Social Democratic Party of India President and his brother were…

2 months ago

This Malayalam movie brings back powerful memories of 1996 collectorate coup

On 4 October 4, Kerala's E.K Nayanar government saw its collector being held hostage for nine long hours by four…

3 months ago

Hijab ban; Karnataka govt slammed for legitimising Islamophobia

Following the hijab ban in Udupi college, another college, Government Pre-University College in Kundapura, some 40 km away from Udupi,…

4 months ago

Kerala MPs stand strong with MediaOne TV, say “can’t remain silent”

A delegation of MPs from Kerala across party lines met the Information and Broadcasting minister, Anurag Thakur on Tuesday and…

4 months ago

My questions on secularism unanswered: Muslim girl on Kerala govt’s hijab ban in SPC

"We hoped for an order that recognises and includes Muslim women. Since the government order was not positive, we will…

4 months ago

No stay for girls, but for cows; Delhi University college set up cow centre

At least for two to three years, a Hansraj College wallboard read, "site for girls' hostel". Now it is replaced…

4 months ago

Tamil Nadu: 9 cops booked for custodial torture of law student

Screenshot from Vikatan TV Nine police officers, including the inspector of Chennai’s Kodungaiyur police station, are booked on Thursday for…

4 months ago