Amos Tutuola was dismissed by his critics as a relic of a dying and forgotten past of a dark continent that was awakening and harkening to the call of Europe’s colonising civilisation.
Nabina Das’s third poetry collection, ‘Sanskarnama’, is a searing commentary of our times.
Are you always trying to establish the truth when you argue, or might there be other motives at work?
From Gauri Lankesh’s murder to defamation suits, attacks on the media have become commonplace.
If an incurable, contagious epidemic like E. coli were to hit Indian shores, who will decide on the course of action? The government? Cow owners? Or vigilantes?
The quality of news on Facebook has been called into question after alleged Russian operatives, for-profit spammers and others spread false reports on the site, including during the 2016 US election campaign.
According to the latest Indian Readership Survey, newspapers added 110 million new readers since 2014.
Winners this year also include journalist Shantanu Guha Ray, film director Karan Johar and yoga guru Vasudev.
Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV is not only a problem but also a symptom of a much bigger, scarier disease plaguing the media industry.
The bench trashed the submission that screening the movie may cause serious threat to life, property and law and order.
The Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the decks for the all-India release of the movie
Vinod Dua discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss the ban on Padmaavat and the ongoing arguments in the final Aadhaar hearing.
Today, bars dot the capital, Thimphu, set in mist-covered mountains, teenagers crowd internet cafes to play violent video games, and men smoke and gamble in snooker halls.
Sunil Sharma’s Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court has implications for how we understand Mughal culture as “Indian”.
Declaring that ‘Tamil Nadu media’ asked Mevani to leave is inaccurate. The aborted interaction was certainly not a consensus decision by mediapersons present there, leave alone the state’s media.
The dharma of the journalist should be to hold the powerful to account and not worry about the consequences.
Urmilesh discusses the implications of the unprecedented press conference by four SC judges with Bhadra Sinha, senior assistant editor at Hindustan Times, and Siddharth Varadarajan, founding editor of The Wire.
Sushma Swaraj won peoples’ hearts with her open access policy on Twitter. Which is why her brittle response to an op-ed criticising her performance as foreign minister has surprised so many.
We cannot simply rely on the actions of concerned individuals. What’s needed goes beyond reusing plastic water bottles and taking reusable bags to the supermarket.
The kangri, or kanger as it is locally known, is filled with embers and held against the body under a pheran, an overgarment unique to Kashmir, for providing warmth.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s public editor.
The murderous rivalry between the Sangh parivar and the CPI(M) in Kerala’s Kannur is the subject of Eeda, a new Malayalam film being praised as a sociologically acute take on the conflict.
Tishani Doshi’s Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods captures gendered violence, and yet, celebrates the impossible beauty of the everyday.
The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017 removes the security net that exists around our nationally protected monuments.
While champagne seems eternal and unchanging, its fame is in fact the product of four founding myths.
Vinod Dua discusses the case of Indian journalists stealing silver cutlery during an official dinner in London and the latest available data on the ambitious smart cities project.
The Reuters journalists had been arrested a month ago in connection with reporting on the situation in Rakhine state.
Harish Khare on the UIDAI’s decision to file an FIR against a reporter and editor-in-chief of The Tribune for reporting on Aadhaar data breach.
Taha Siddiqui reports for France 24 and is the Pakistan bureau chief of Indian television channel WION.
Bannon was quoted in a new book about the Trump White House as calling Donald Trump Jr. “treasonous” and “unpatriotic” for a meeting during the 2016 presidential campaign with a Russian lawyer.
The Altar of the Only World follows the journeys of three mythological characters through heartbreak, separation, and ultimately, a quest for the self.
In the age of ‘fake news’, it’s more important than ever to make sure that what’s being published is the truth – especially when it comes to reporting research and science.
The apex court has refused to revive a defamation case against Rajdeep Sardesai and Raghav Bahl.
How can expressing an opinion on the merit or demerit of an investment be deemed defamatory by the Adanis?
Gracie’s stand was one of the top news headlines of the day on the BBC itself and on other British media.
In countries where women receive more institutional support than they do in India, it is possible to expect some meaningful insights will arise out of applying the Finkbeiner test to profiles of women in science.
The UIDAI’s decision to file charges against the newspaper’s reporter has been condemned by the Editors Guild and press clubs across India.
This isn’t the first time the media has censored itself while reporting about India’s richest family.
There are astonishing parallels between the whaling industry and deep human spaceflight in the great pantheon of human exploration.
The Netflix anthology series returns with more hours of what horrors the future may hold and a cast heavy with complex female protagonists.