Hindu groups protest release of film depicting Hindu-Muslim romance

The Indian government has been asked to delay the release of Padmayati, a film depicting a mythological 16th century queen, following protests, assaults on the director and the set, and threats to mutilate the lead actress’s face. Civil unrest h...

How Russian "troll factories" have been using social media to infiltrate Western politics

Many may recall the viral photo of a Muslim woman on Westminster Bridge following the March attacks circulating twitter earlier this year. The account that shared the hijab-wearing woman, @Southlonestar, posted a picture of the woman on her phone, sup...

The whiteness of Remembrance Day

The erasure of Indian involvement in the World Wars was recently the subject of chatter surrounding the release of Christopher Nolan’s epic World War II drama, Dunkirk. The successful film failed to acknowledge the significant role Indian soldie...

Lupita Nyong'o calls out Grazia magazine for racist editing

Earlier this week, Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o spoke out against a photographer airbrushing over her natural hair in the November edition of Grazia magazine. The young actress took to social media to accuse the publication of editing he...
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