Saira Shah Halim

is a rights activist and an educator

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The Math in the Kerala Covid Numbers

30th January 2020 was the time Covid-19 was declared a ‘Public Health Emergency of International Concern’ by WHO. In India, Kerala was the first state affected by Covid-19, and the first coronavirus case was confirmed in...

Love Jihad Bill is like saying that women are incapable of making decisions or at no liberty to decide on their personal matters

Ibtedaae Ishq hai rota hai kya.. Aage Aage dekhiye hota hai kya... Famous Urdu poet Mir Taqi Mir had written this poem. In English it translates to: It’s only the beginning of love, why dost you...

The Pandemics that already killed billions of us

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of...

Women and youth of India have taken it upon themselves to reinstate the vision of our founding fathers

For some 71 years is too short a time, while for others 71 years is too long a time. India stands at crossroads today as ‘’We the people of India” are fighting and fighting hard with...

India at 72, Do We Give It all Up? Or Rise Like The Phoenix Again?

Happy Independence Day India, India stands at 72 a little shaken, a little stirred, yet a warrior still perhaps we are the only generation who were brought up in the 80’s and 90’s that saw...

And Once The Storm Is Over – Yes Me Too

They say time is a great healer, how long does it take one to heal? 5 years? 10 years? Or 20? Lets just say perhaps the scars remain forever, time passes us by, memories and...

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Magical world of Harry Potter recreated at Jadavpur University

Kolkata: The two-day Harry Potter extravaganza - Alohomora kicked off in style at Jadavpur University's Vivekananda Hall on Tuesday. The inaugural ceremony was followed...

Left with great expectations, in West Bengal

Kolkata: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) that ruled West Bengal for 34 years lost not only the seat of power but also its...

Did you miss, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s marriage? Here are the pictures for you

Kolkata: After Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma's wedding, if any other celeb wedding has caught India's attention then...

Bengali Muslims seek answers for their less percentage in jobs, stereotype in Bengali Cinema

Kolkata: Not many would know about the Hunter Commission set up by the British to prepare a report on why Indian Muslims were revolting...

Mohammed Shami’s exclusion in the semis is baffling

Delhi: Perhaps this is not how Ravindra Jadeja wanted things to pan out in semi-final against New Zealand. He came to the crease at...