The editor of the banned ‘Kashmir Reader’ says he was not even served advance notice about the closure.
The BJP today asked the two not to belittle the armed forces by getting influenced by Pakistani “propaganda”.
Beyond the safety of minorities and biryani policing in Haryana, the IPS are under an obligation to act like leaders, not as mere passengers.
The development comes 12 days after the Tamil Nadu chief minister was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Chennai after complaints of fever and dehydration.
The unmasking of the real author of the Neapolitan series was an act of vandalism.
The Dalit scholar’s act will be imprinted in the minds of those that rule through the creation and perpetration of velivadas, and those of anti-caste resisters everywhere.
“The sixty-plus emails over thirty days convinced me that Trump wasn’t an ideal candidate but I already knew that. What it didn’t do is convince me that Hillary was.”
An account of first-hand experiences of the growing culture of impunity, procedural delays in filing FIRs and the troubled relation between the state and its people.
Bihar’s new prohibition law could land liquor sellers and consumers in jail for up to seven years and make them poorer by Rs 1 lakh to Rs 10 lakh.
Asking the apex court to recall its order, the Centre said it would set up a technical team to assess the ground realities of the Karnataka-Tamil Nadu water dispute.
Dozens are being arrested under the Public Safety Act in Kashmir and shifted to jails inaccessible to their families.
Jignesh Mewani has warned that the agitation will move ahead if the talks, scheduled for October 5, are found to be a “gimmick of the government”.
The reasons offered for barring women from the inner sanctum of the dargah draw from conservative and patriarchal viewpoints, which border on the ridiculous.
As attacks and arrests increase in the name of gau raksha, this Muslim community in Rajasthan is on the run.
Assure transparent and accountable politics; will contest MCD polls next year, but not Punjab assembly elections
Factories remain apathetic to the problems faced by injured workers and even deny them accident forms to hide mishaps that would implicate the factory.
Only by listening to local LGBT activists in hostile environments can the West stand up for human rights worldwide.
Section 144 has been imposed in Badkagaon, Hazaribagh after serious casualties occurred in police firing on a local protest against forest land being acquired for coal-mining.
K. Chandrasekhar Rao likely feels that an English newspaper will be able to project his party’s programmes in a positive light and its news items will resonant with national audience.
The surplus land taken from feudal landlords in the past is required to be distributed among the landless in Gujarat. However, until now the allotment has only been done on paper.
Irom Sharmila talks about her plans to form her own party and about seeking support from Arvind Kejriwal for the upcoming assembly elections in Manipur.
By criminalising Hattar for sharing an ‘offensive’ cartoon, the Jordanian state and the assassin operated with a mutual logic of accountability that makes all viewers/readers of the cartoon co-conspirators.
As the recent controversy at Jhajjar shows us, university management often gloss over the obvious prejudices against Kashmiri students.
The court also reiterated its earlier order and asked Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of water daily from October 1 to October 6, which is when the matter will be taken up for further consideration.
Even as the Indian army focuses on fighting militants in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, we might do well to first better understand the churning within Kashmir.
Terrorism and art are two different subjects,” Khan said, when asked about his take on actors from Pakistan being banned from Bollywood.
The apex court ordered that either the gangster-turned-politician should surrender or Bihar police should take him into custody.
A round-up of news, both bad and good, on the rights front from India.
Political reactions to the Indian Army’s ‘surgical strikes’ include concerns about continuing diplomatic and political solutions to ensure lasting peace.
Lawyer R.K. Anand, who lost to BJP’s Subhash Chandra, has questioned the cancellation of 12 votes, and an FIR has been registered.
In a briefing chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, representatives of all parties have applauded the actions of the Indian Army.
Activists have demanded that the report be recalled for its communal nature and a public apology be issued to the survivors of the Muzaffarnagar riots.
Market analysts said that the fall indicated a rise of global geopolitical risk.
The complainant had filed a criminal defamation case against Gandhi that he had brought down the image of the RSS by saying he was not allowed by RSS members to enter a 16th century Vaishnavite monastery in Assam in December 2015.
This has been one of the primary demands of the Maratha protests across the state.
A team from The Wire visited Manipur for the first anniversary of the August 31 incident in order to report on the tribal movement in the hill areas of the state and the parallel but separate protest of the Meiteis in the valley.
The village where Mohammed Akhlaq was lynched over rumours of cow slaughter remains divided, with both victims and perpetrators caught up in the process of law.
A film that looks at the town and its politics, and the issues that affect it, beyond the binaries of Hindu versus Muslim.
The report shows that barring Pakistan, the rest of South Asia has also ranked well in implementing RTI laws with only Bhutan yet to enact one.
The Agewell Foundation has discovered that most elderly people face financial hardship, especially when it comes to medical costs.