In the tenth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the racial attack on two Indians in Kansas and Shobhaa De’s tweet about a policeman.
During the dry months, cows in Bundelkhand’s Mahoba are kept locked in enclosures without food or water.
Emails sent by the faculty council reveal that the resignations of those who signed the petition may not be independent decisions, as the administration has claimed.
Daniel Langthasa posted a series of images about his father’s murder on his Facebook page, questioning the BJP for giving former militants benefits and power.
In response to the rape threats issued on a public forum against Gurmehar Kaur, the government and its ministers ought to have clearly come out in support of the young student. They did exactly the opposite.
Although the National Food Security Act has increased the effective food security coverage, a household survey has revealed exclusion errors and problems of linkages of ration cards with Aadhaar.
The activist who has fought long and hard for justice for the survivors of Gujarat 2002 speaks to Sidharth Bhatia, founding editor of The Wire, about her newly published memoir.
“Since the allegations involve the chief justice and another sitting judge of the Supreme Court, to protect the independence of judiciary, it should not be investigated by any investigative body controlled by the government,” she says.
What is to become of us if communal, majoritarian language continues to be used and we do not oppose it?
Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur has withdrawn from a protest march against campus violence and has decided to leave Delhi.
Donald Trump’s executive orders are already causing chaos at the US-Mexico border, where 30,000 Haitian asylum-seekers are now trapped in legal limbo.
A story written by Cho Ramaswamy in 1996 has a lot to say about Tamil Nadu politics.
Displaced persons who were resettled 14 years ago still do not have access to property rights, while the areas they live in lack even basic facilities.
An FIR has been filed but the local police has not been receptive to the girls’ complaints.
Bastar-based Santosh Yadav had been jailed in September 2015 by the Chhattisgarh police who accused him of having links with Naxals and of involvement in operations against the security forces.
In the ninth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about those trolling Gurmeher Kaur and Arun Jaitley’s speech on the limits to freedom of expression.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have raised the communal temperature in the state from the fourth phase onwards, but it remains to be seen whether the party will be able to get its critical mass of Hindu votes cutting across various castes.
The contest between Amita Singh and Garima Singh, the Congress and BJP candidates from Amethi, has turned the personal lives of the local ‘royal’ family into a political issue.
The lynch mob is now targeting one of Delhi University’s most loved and respected professors.
The BSP and Congress-SP alliance are focusing on minority votes, the BJP is hoping that Muslim votes are split between the other parties.
At a recent rally, Dimple Yadav suggested that women’s reservations in government jobs was part of the Samajwadi Party’s plans.
Pahlaj Nihalani, with his love for the Modi government and its agenda, has chosen to take the ultra-conservative view in banning this film.
Given the smaller Muslim population in the later phases of the UP elections, the BJP is focusing its energies on communal tactics.
Activists of the Student Federation of India and the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad clashed over the putting up of posters.
Modi called Ibobi “Mr 10%” at an Imphal rally, but hurried through an issue that weighs heavily against the BJP – the “secret” framework agreement between the Centre and the NSCN (I-M).
Three years ago, the US indicted Dmytro Firtash and Congress MP K.V.P. Rao in an $18.5 million bribery scandal involving mining in India. Why has India not investigated the offence yet?
‘The kind of azaadi we fight for must be clarified: we are looking for the freedom to inquire and innovate.’
The election results show that Mumbai is changing – its demographics have altered and this has played a big role in the final numbers of both parties. The Sena’s Marathi manoos card is now as potent as it used to be.
Ultimately we are disabled by the inaccessible environment and poor attitudes that surround us, not the functional limitations of our disabilities, writes one of Nagaland’s leading voices for disability rights.
In the eight episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the violence in Ramjas College and the material losses created by demonetisation.
Amid debates about higher education, The Wire republishes a letter written in solidarity for JNU with over 400 signatories from across India and the world.
The BJP, which frequently speaks out against opponents fielding candidates accused of sexual assault, is facing yet another crisis in its own ranks.
Even as the election fever in Uttar Pradesh continues to mount, the Sultanpur MP has gone missing from the BJP’s list of star campaigners.
Partha Pratim Boruah used Facebook Live to document police highhandedness on February 12, following which he was arrested on February 14.
“Women bow down to men because they are uneducated. Lack of education deprives them of their political right.”
The Ramjas College violence is the clearest sign yet of what is in store for the country if such politically-sanctioned hooliganism remains unchecked.
She will now explore a novel remedy: asking the vice president of India to consult senior judges and act on her husband’s suicide note.
After Oscar-nominated ‘Moonlight’, the Indian Censor Board has found its latest victim. This time, it’s award-winning film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’, directed by Alankrita Srivastava and produced by Prakash Jha.
UP’s assembly elections will reveal voters’ ability to separate the truth from the fanfare of election rhetoric, number crunching and exit polls.
Six of the Kashmiri women who were allegedly gang raped by Indian soldiers in 1991 have died, the remaining 17 survivors still await justice.