If it’s a crime to cover events in South Kashmir, then all Kashmiri journalists and photojournalists should be booked, says family of Kashmiri photojournalist Kamran Yousuf charged as a “stone-pelter” by the NIA.
Masekela gained global recognition with his distinctive Afro-Jazz sound and hits such as ‘Soweto Blues’, a song which became synonymous with the anti-apartheid movement.
Vairamuthu’s article fails to use any authoritative source, let alone multiple ones, in support of its thesis on Andal.
The Canadian author made the mistake of questioning the #MeToo campaign and was savaged on social media.
“People must understand that the Supreme Court has passed an order. They must abide by it. It is the obligation of the states to maintain law and order,” the bench said.
Transformers and Fifty Shades receive most nominations; Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp up for ‘Worst Actor’ trophy.
Humans might not be the only species on the planet manipulating fires to get what they want.
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.
Is Andal a devadasi? Why, pray, is that Mr Vairamuthu’s call to make?
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?
A fantastical view of the stupidities, fallacies, misconceptions, whims and fancies regarding Aadhaar.
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.
Kaneenika Sinha studies questions about distribution patterns of special numbers like prime numbers.
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.
A fortnightly column on contemporary society and politics.
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.
Defenders of Aadhaar have called opposition to it an organised campaign stemming from paranoia. But a look at the petitioners proves it is anything but.
Sunil Sharma’s Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court has implications for how we understand Mughal culture as “Indian”.
Tens of thousands of Ahmadi Muslims come together every year in the small town of Qadian in Gurdaspur, for the community’s annual convention or Jalsa.
In his book, ‘Islam is Good, Muslims Should Follow It’, Sanjiv Bhatla invokes the link between the present realities of Muslims and milestones in Islamic history.
Both Central and state governments continue to spend large sums on other pilgrimages and festivals.
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.
Police have radically cut back their use of stop-and-frisk policies. To the surprise of some, crime didn’t spike, but tumbled yet again.
The dharma of the journalist should be to hold the powerful to account and not worry about the consequences.
The bogey of ‘love jihad’ is a brutally constructed political agenda combining patriarchal notions of ‘our women’ and how to control them, and communal notions of ‘their men’ and how to deal with them.
Both central and state government continue to spend thousands of crores on various Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.
“We can seek guidance from this Fatwa for building a national narrative in order to curb extremism in keeping with the golden principles of Islam.”
The apex court said if an adult man and woman marry, no khap panchayat, individual or group can question them.
At a public meeting, Gaware said many of Loya’s friends, including judges, had had their suspicions when the CBI judge died of a sudden heart attack.
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.