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The Art and The Artist: Behrupiya Artist Akram Khan's Story

Akram Khan is a behrupiya artist from Rajasthan. In this heartfelt video, Akram talks about his father's illness and the ongoing pandemic - and how that's affected ...

#TCExplains: Delhi's New Smog Tower

Everything you need to know about Delhi's new smog towers - which can filter around 1000 cubic metres of air per second. Delhi's one of the most polluted cities ...

Lakhs of farmers head to Muzaffarnagar ahead of UP elections

Over one lakh farmers on Sunday made their way to the GIC ground in Muzaffarnagar in support of the Kisan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat. While many farmers ...

‘Afghanistan’s history is repeating itself and we need to learn from it’

'Afghanistan's history is repeating itself and we need to learn from it' 'I wish that instead of me, you could have a famous, successful female artist from ...

The Farmers at Muzaffarnagar

In this week's episode of 'Off Limits With Seema Mustafa', we interview Mr. Ashok Dhawale, President of the All India Kisan Sabha, about the status of the ...

‘A Protest to Protect the Nation’

The nation will prosper when most of its people prosper.” At a two-day convention at Delhi's Singhu border, over 1500 farmer and worker delegates plan how to ...

The Congress Today

In this week's episode of 'Off Limits With Seema Mustafa', we interview Dr Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament, about the state of Congress party today.

The Citizen On The Record: Episode 2 On Afghanistan

In this month's 'The Citizen On The Record', we invite three journalists Saeed Naqvi, Dr Waiel Awwad and Kanika Gupta to talk about their experiences on the ...

#TCExplains: Women in Afghanistan, Then and Now

As the Taliban come back into power in Afghanistan, news pages are flooded with reports on threats to women's rights and safety. Under the Taliban's former ...

#TCExplains: Who are the Taliban?

TCExplains: Who are the Taliban? A look at the militant group and the recent takeover in Afghanistan.

UN Climate Report: A Code Red For Humanity

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres called the 2021 UN Climate report "a code red for humanity. The report serves as a chilling reminder that human ...

The Taliban Consolidates

In this episode of 'Off Limits With Seema Mustafa', we take a look at Taliban's growing consolidation in Kabul. We interview A. S. Dulat, the former secretary to ...

Afghan Woman Who Escaped Taliban Disguised as A Man Is Scared For Her Country

After her house was bombed, Nadia Ghulam spent her childhood pretending to be her dead brother so that she could work and support her family under the ...

#TCSpeaks: Delhi’s Afghan Refugees on the Crisis in Afghanistan

TCSpeaks: Delhi's Afghan Refugees on the Crisis in Afghanistan The Taliban is back in power in Afghanistan. Clips of chaos at Kabul Airport abound on TV ...

Our Racist Underbelly: Discrimination Against Women from India's NorthEast

Even as Mirabai Chanu is celebrated across the country as 'Bharat ki Beti' for winning an Olympic silver medal, women from India's North East states face are ...

Of Concern -The US Defeat in Afghanistan

In this episode of 'Off Limits With Seema Mustafa', we take a look at what is happening in Afghanistan. We interview former diplomat Vivek Katju on the US's ...

An All Women Basketball League in Kashmir

Women in kashmir are pursuing sports as a means to reinforce their independent identity. Basketball, otherwise a male dominated game, has become popular ...

India at Tokyo 2020

India walked away from the Olympics at Tokyo with its best ever performance. Here's a look at our Olympians.

#TCOnTheSpot: A Demolished Rohingya Refugee Camp in Delhi

On June 22, a mosque made up of tarpaulin sheets and bamboo sticks was bulldozed at a Rahingya camp in New Delhi. 16 families living in these camps were ...

The Vote in Punjab

In this episode of Off Limits With Seema Mustafa, we take a look at the upcoming Punjab Assembly Elections. We interview SAD Rajya Sabha MP Naresh Gujral ...

Protests Erupt Over The Alleged Rape and Murder of a Young Dalit Girl

Description: On August 1, a nine-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped, killed and forcefully cremated in the Purana Nangal village, Delhi. A sit-in protest has ...

They Call This a Brothel, They’ve Made Brothels in their Homes’

Sex workers in GB Road, New Delhi discuss their lives under lockdown. SHREYA BANSAL & DANISH PANDIT report. Edit: HYDER HABIB.

#TCExplains: The Mizo Assam Border Row

On July 26, six Assam cops were killed in clashes, as a long simmering border dispute between the states of Assam and Mizoram escalated. We explain what ...

'Rohingyas: The Most Discriminated Against Community'

In this episode of 'Off Limits With Seema Mustafa', we bring to light the plight of the Rohingya refugees, one of the largest stateless populations in the world.

The Pegasus Project

What is Pegasus spyware, and what's the controversy surrounding it? We examine this week's biggest story. Script and Anchor: Aman Pandey. Camera and Edit: ...

The Citizen On The Record: Episode One

We kickstart a monthly show where our editor, Seema Mustafa invites senior scribes and goes behind the media headlines. This month, The Citizen 'On The ...

The Citizen Takes The Mike: The Artist In a Pandemic #thecitizen #podcast #clubhouse

The Citizen Takes The Mike: The Artist In a Pandemic #thecitizen #podcast #clubhouse Topic: The Artist In a Pandemic When: Sunday, July 11th 2021 ...

The Citizen Ground Reports

The Farmers’ Own Media

It started with anger, at the lies broadcast by big media houses acting like 'pet parrots' of the government. What protesting farmers did next is slowly shifting the ...

Off Limits With Seema Mustafa| Police V/S People

In today's episode of 'Off Limits With Seema Mustafa', we take a deep dive into the relationship between police and people. We interview retired police officer ...

Population Control?

A draft population control bill in Uttar Pradesh will deny public entitlements to families with more than two children. We break down the provisions of the bill and ...

Off Limits With Seema Mustafa| The Farmers in Western UP

In this episode of 'Off Limits With Seema Mustafa', we look at the farmer's protest in Uttar Pradesh and talk to Jayant Chaudhary on what lies ahead in the ...

The Heritage Series by Mehru Jaffer:

#TCExamines: India’s Vaccine Hesitancy

India is carrying out one of the largest covid-19 vaccination drives in the world. But as myths and misinformation abound, many are hesitant to get the jab.

#TCExplains: The Bhima Koregaon Case

With the sad demise of activist Father Stan Swamy, we turn the spotlight on the Bhima Koregaon case, and questions regarding the planting of evidence.

Off Limits With Seema Mustafa: The Dalit Vote

In this episode of 'Off Limits with Seema Mustafa', we look at how the Dalit vote will be a decisive factor in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections and interview ...

#TCSpeaks: A Year Since the Ban, India's TikTok Creators and Employees at a Loss

It's been a year since the Indian government banned Chinese apps, including the massively popular social media app TikTok. Overnight, the ban changed the ...

A Village Fights Back

On June 30, 2021, residents of Faridabad's Khori village protested against the Supreme Court's demolition order. The Supreme Court had ordered the ...

The Art Of Drag

As we celebrate Pride Month, we invited Xen Aerat and Ayushmaan aka Lush Monsoon to talk about their journey of drag, what the art form means for them, drag ...

Off Limits With Seema Mustafa: The Kashmir Talks

For our new weekly show, Off Limits with Seema Mustafa, we break down the recent Kashmir Talks and interview former Air Vice Marshal Kapil Kak on what ...

THE WORLD AFTER COVID: MORE EMPATHETIC OR MORE CLOSETED? #thecitizen #clubhouse #pridemonth

TheCitizenIsProud We made our debut on clubhouse on June 19th with an amazing panel. If you couldn't attend it, here is our full conversation. Like, share and ...

Crumbling Heritage .. Mehru Jaffer reports

The Weight of Rising Prices

Lockdowns, inflation, and disemployment have left people fighting to survive. Families are eating less, shopkeepers have barely any customers, and many in the ...

Dissent is not Terrorism

Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita, and Asif Iqbal Tanha were released yesterday from Tihar Jail, two days later the High Court's bail order. In its order, the High ...

The queer community reclaims #WhySoProud

The queer community reclaims #WhySoProud On June 14th, a hashtag, #WhySoProud, started trending on Twitter, with some individuals tweeting homophobic ...