Tag: India

  • Why did HinduSoc screen an anti-Muslim propaganda film? 

    Why did HinduSoc screen an anti-Muslim propaganda film? 

    On the 9th of June last year UNSW Hindu Society hosted a screening of Vivek Agnihotri’s controversial 2022 film The Kashmir Files in the Colombo Theatre, a film concerning the exodus of Hindu Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir valley following militancy from the region during the 1990s. The film was selected by vote by HinduSoc…

  • Memoirs of an Expat Childhood

    Memoirs of an Expat Childhood

    By Anoushka Anupindi “Where are you from?”, I was once asked by a classmate in the first year of my degree in International Studies. This question always evokes a sigh. Not of anger, but of tiredness. Of knowing that the answer is not simple or short. I said, “I am Australian, I grew up in…

  • Her; India

    Her; India

    By Shaki Srikanth Shakti Srikanth has been on a three-month internship in Bangalore over the summer. 1 January 2017: Indian women wake up with bruises, not hangovers. Reports emerge of widespread sexual violence in the nation’s Silicon Valley – Bangalore. Women tell of being groped, physically assaulted and fighting off men with their heels. All…

  • F-Bomb

    The F-word has become something of an F-bomb, scaring away all but the most committed activists this side of 25. We live in a society which shrinks from labels and embraces all shades of grey; the word “feminist”, in all the bra-burning militancy that it conjures, is no exception to the rule. Those of us who…