Inside Hyderabad Central University: ‘It’s like being in a Gulag’

Events following the arrest of three students of Jawaharlal Nehru University were reported to the minutiae by Big Media for days on end. This can hardly be said about the coverage of the on-going students’ agitation in the Hyderabad Central University (HCU) following the return of University Vice-Chancellor Appa Rao Podile, who has been accused[…]

After faith healer is arrested for sexual abuse in Kashmir, more ‘victims’ come forward

Aijaz Ahmad Sheikh, 45, called himself a pir. A married man and father of three children, he had built a reputation for himself as a faith healer. For 20 years, people from Sopore in Kashmir, turned to Ahmad, asking him to reverse their misfortunes. Unwittingly, many may have served up their children to an alleged[…]