“A man’s job is to make money – masculinity is his quality, whereas a woman’s quality is motherhood. She should never forget that.”
The Emergency, imposed 42 years ago this month, holds lessons for the Indian media.
The three-member committee will consult with allies and the opposition to pick Pranab Mukherjee’s successor.
The students, members of the Samajwadi Party’s student wing, have been charged with serious crimes, including rioting, after they raised black flags at a campus event featuring Adityanath.
The West Bengal government, in a memorandum issued on Sunday, made clear that no leave will be granted till the strike is withdrawn.
A free press guarantees the critical space where people respond to the government’s declarations and methods, and voice their criticism and dissent. To governmentalise the press through coercion would mean dissolving that space.
The recent passing of the Naga rebel and the patron of insurgency in the Northeast has cast a shadow over what the future holds for the Naga movement against India.
The documentary on the student’s suicide was denied a ‘certificate of exemption’ by the information and broadcasting ministry.
The discussion of legalising abortions needs to go further than just preventing child pregnancies – it needs to challenge the deep rooted ideas of sexual violence and impunity to perpetrators.
After promoting a morphed photo of Iwo Jima and a doctored video of Kanhaiya Kumar, he now cites notorious Pakistani website to target NDTV
Article 51A (h) of the Indian constitution says it shall be a fundamental duty of all citizens “to develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform.”
In an open letter 65 senior retired officials from different Central services urge all public authorities and constitutional bodies to take heed.
Rohatgi was appointed as the AG on June 19, 2014 immediately after the BJP government came to power in May that year.
Brazil’s labour reform is set to pass the legislature and workers fear a dramatic worsening of their living conditions as a result.
Other social activists were also arrested as they tried entering Mandsaur after a curfew had been placed following the farmers’ protest.
The Capitol Pride Parade saw people turning up in huge numbers. The spirit wasn’t dampened even after protesters briefly blocked the route.
It is heartening to see that the media is standing up this time, sixteen years ago, most journalists and owners kept quiet
Even as the Indian Medical Association head claims he was unaware of the polarising VHP leader’s past, others say he could help doctors gain attention to their demands.
The BJP’s politics of social engineering aims to create a united universe of nationalism and poses an ideological challenge to the ‘separation’ thesis of the Ambedkarite movement.
As the beef ban issue rages on, an animal rights activist believes that the new cattle slaughter notification does nothing for the ‘greater good’ – there’s no end in sight, but there’s no compromise either.
The clarification was issued after the apex court’s order was “studied” by a high-level team of authorities from various ministries.
The death of the NSCN (K) leader raises questions about the rebel group’s future strategy vis-à-vis both the Indian and Myanmar governments.
The Madhya Pradesh chief minister started his fast for restoration of peace amid the widespread farmers’ agitation in the state.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s public editor.
Over 1,300 drought-prone villages of the state, as part of the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup 2017, are creating rainwater-harvesting structures to end their water woes.
In the light of the CBI’s raid on NDTV, the veteran editor says official attempts to muzzle the press can only be fought off if journalists stick together.
Addressing a group of “eminent persons” in Chhattisgarh, he also said the Congress party was “merely an instrument of gaining independence”.
VTV News was threatened and had snakes let out at its office after it ran a story accusing Kushal Tradelink of artificially jacking up its stock prices.
In a speech on Friday, the senior Supreme Court advocate pointed out that the press and an independent judiciary were the only safeguards to an open democracy, especially during times of single-party majoritarian government rule.
A central team that travelled to Addappady found lack of nutrition among pregnant mothers and adolescent girls to be the main cause for the high infant mortality rate.
Saudi Arabia, UAE and others are clamping down on anyone who shows sympathy or support for Qatar.
Until recently, parai was an instrument almost always played during funeral processions – and always performed only by Dalits.
Shares of the company rose to hit a 17-year high after the deal with Google’s parent company to buy Boston Dynamics and Tokyo-based Schaft was announced.
This trend is stronger among girl children. While the immediate reasons are not clear, patriarchy and the continuing hold of tradition are implicated.
The CBI’s decision to go after NDTV and its founders – while ignoring cases against the Adanis, Ambanis and other powerful businesses despite serious evidence – doesn’t bode well for the agency.
After allowing indiscipline among its senior cadre due to electoral necessities, the CPI(M) in Bengal is losing its reputation of integrity.
The repression and rigging of 1987 proved to many Kashmiris that the freedoms promised to them under the Indian constitution would be violated, not defended. Till today, 1987 continues to repeat itself.
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
A new grouping of Dalits is conducting a yatra in Gujarat to meet the state’s elected representatives and ask them what they are doing for the community.
Senior journalists and other eminent citizens have unequivocally viewed the targeting of NDTV as Modi government’s attack against critical media.