Guantanamo the city and Guantanamo the US naval base are testament to the gulf between the two countries and their cultures.
The police said the two men traveling with Pehlu Khan did not have the permit to take the cattle out of Rajasthan.
In focusing on the question of the desired distance between religion and state or politics, the idea that secularism essentially promoted a social philosophy of life has been sidelined.
This is what happens when you wear ‘nationalism glasses’.
Vinod Dua discusses how the media has been distracting the country from real issues and the fallout over Swara Bhasker’s open letter to Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
India’s downgrade has been attributed to the “strengthening of right-wing Hindu forces in an otherwise secular country”.
The speakers highlighted how India is moving away from the core values of the constitution and warned against the dangers of institutionalised religion.
Did Gandhi’s death free the nation from the moral constraints that his presence seemed to have imposed on the national conscience?
While a Muslim woman’s right to seek divorce is in the Quran, social stigma and pressure from clerics has meant that it is rarely used.
The leading contender for the Oscars has been hit with claims its theme comes from an unacknowledged 1960s play. What does US copyright law say?
Thanks to depleted stocks, getting arrested for fishing in Pakistani waters is a risk many Indian fishermen take.
The accomplished actor was known not only for her glamorous on- and off-screen persona, but also for her realistic portrayals.
Dior’s creative director printed on a t-shirt: “Why have there been no great women artists?” Be careful what you ask, Maria.
There has been no improvement in India’s track record in prosecuting journalist murders, but the time for justice is long overdue.
The open letter, signed by 67 retired officers, catalogues the “continuing incidents of mindless violence” that have engulfed India these past few years.
Twenty-five years after the Babri Masjid demolition, the day he watched his life crumble is still fresh in Latifi’s memory.
The state-produced stories, which include tales about apartment lotteries, theme parks and the Clintons, might seem absurd. But they offer a window into the regime’s priorities and anxieties.
Freud never remained solely in the purview of scholars, nor were his ideas limited to the university setting.
The affirmation of Hinduism by politicians and public figures in the South is not soft Hindutva. It is a reaction to the political agenda of radicalising Hinduism.
The fate of the judiciary as an institution, and our fate as a democratic nation, hinges on whether we, as a people speak out, or watch passively.
Throughout the centuries, a number of coal miners have documented their lives with paintings. Some of their works are now in museums and bring the stories of the ‘pitmen’ back to life.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s public editor.
The reason why the likes of Karni Sena are running amok is the assurance that their actions have the blessings of the senior leaders of the establishment.
The 100-year-old Patna Museum is being made to part with rare artefacts to grace the posh behemoth, Bihar Museum, in order to display the “glory of Bihar”.
The Washington Post flushed out the story of the museum’s offer of the functional 18-carat toilet in a perfect metaphor for Trump’s presidency.
This rumour was propagated by various right-wing websites and social media personalities.
If steps are not taken now, failure will set in.
Day one at the festival offered mixed opinions on how literature comes into the globalisation vs nationalism debate.
A strong female voice of dissent, the literary world is mourning one of science fiction’s greatest novelists.
In ‘The Vanishing Stepwells of India’, Victoria Lautman articulates how a traditional water conservation system was foolishly destroyed when the British took the reins.
A closer look shows how the lives of poor tribal people get affected when they lose access to land and forests.
The nine journalists who filed the petition challenging the media gag in the Sohrabuddin case acted to uphold a principle – and the victory is a vindication of the fundamental values of the profession.
A column reflecting on contemporary society and politics.
Members of the Karni Sena attacked a school bus on the outskirts of Delhi on Wednesday.
Millions of Chinese citizens have been blacklisted by authorities from booking flights or high speed train tickets due to low social credit scores.
“Casual” is probably a good way to describe the Times of India’s take on sexual violence. Given how prevalent this kind of violence is in India and elsewhere, that attitude is hard to forgive.
Breathing in fumes from glue-soaked rags and glue-filled plastic bags is a normal activity for a large number of Dhaka’s slum kids or street children.
In a case of political censorship, students on campus were unable to access news outlets like The Wire and NDTV on the JNU wi-fi network for two days.
From a midnight probe into Padmavati’s palace to op-eds siding with the fringe group, a majority of the coverage has been largely supportive of not just the protestors but also the cause.
South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela made an impact across the world during his decades-long musical career.