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    Thafseer Ummer

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    Thafseer Ummer is a PhD scholar at Centre for Studies in Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, JMI

    Why Anti-CAA Protests Have Taught us Unity Amid Differences

    In a country where stereotypes and misconceptions about Muslims have become part of official rhetoric and we refuse to break free, what does secularism mean?

    Waking Up University Administrations that are Fast Asleep: Reviving a New India

    University campuses have seen widespread student protests, but when will the administrators acknowledge the importance of public universities?

    Thafseer Ummer

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    Thafseer Ummer is a PhD scholar at Centre for Studies in Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, JMI

    OPINION

    Social Moorings and Distancing: From Living in an Intimate Neighbourhood to Living in a Gated Community

    During the mid- 70’s I grew up in a para (a neighbourhood or locality having a strong sense of community solidarity) in North Bengal...

    Do you have a Right to Protest? The Coronavirus’s Impact on Freedom of Assembly

    The article looks at the impact of the COVID-19 on people's right to protest.

    Colombia gives nearly 1 million Venezuelan migrants legal status and right to work

    Colombia will grant legal status to all Venezuelan migrants who fled there since 2016 to escape their country’s economic collapse and political crisis. The bold...

    How to get COVID-19 vaccines to poor countries – and still keep patent benefits for drugmakers

    The world has a COVID-19 vaccine access and distribution crisis. While almost half of all doses administered so far have been in Europe and North America, while many poorer countries have vaccinated less than than 1% of their populations.

    The Need for Ensuring Authentic Covid-19 Data For Proper Policy Response 

    Scientists have been drawing attention to the  need for a lot of caution to avoid overestimating Covid-19  deaths. This is necessary both to avoid panic and panic-driven unduly harsh measures.