The year 2016 was a big one for ISRO. Here’s a look-back on the specifics.
Our top ten list of those who got away this year.
Here’s our top 10 list of those who were unfairly targeted this year.
RTI activist Venkatesh Nayak speaks to The Wire about whether the government is specifically targeting NGOs that question their developmental paradigm.
The national president of Swaraj India discusses the Sahara-Birla diaries, funding of political parties and how demonetisation has wrecked the rural economy in the last 50 days.
In the fourth of a five part interview centred around his book, Choices, India’s former national security advisor Shivshankar Menon discusses India’s Sri Lanka policy.
Demonetisation has disrupted the migration pattern of Dalits and Adivasis in Bundelkhand.
Jadhav talks to The Wire’s founding editor why he supports the move and answer questions about how he thinks demonetisation, along with other planned moves to curb corruption, is going to affect our economy in the long term.
In the third of a five-part interview centred around his new book on Indian foreign policy, Choices, the former national security adviser evaluates India’s Pakistan policy.
If the Modi government is serious about acting against black money and corruption, why is it shying away from regulating political funding?
Contrary to global trends, economic growth in India has not led to more women joining the labour market. The International Labour Organization’s Sher Singh Verick attempts to examine the reasons behind it.
As their repeated appeals to the administration go unheard, these women say death seems better than this humiliation.
How does Narendra Modi’s demonetisation “surgical strike” help deal with the problem of black money in politics? The answer is simple: It doesn’t.
In the second of a five-part interview centered around his new book, “Choices”, former national security advisor Shivshankar Menon discusses the border issue with China and the role of the special representatives.
In the first of a five part interview centred around his book, Choices: Inside the Making of India’s Foreign Policy, India’s former national security advisor Shivshankar Menon discusses India’s no-first-use policy regarding nuclear weapons.
For rural India, a cashless economy is a far-off fantasy.
Rural healthcare is quite the powerful oxymoron in India.
In Bundelkhand, farmers are being pushed back into a cycle of debt because of demonetisation.
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Arun Kumar discuss demonetisation – the short-term and long-term effects on the economy, the Artha Kranti proposal and more.
Siddharth Varadarajan, founding editor of The Wire, discusses the legacy of Jayalalithaa and how it will affect politics in Tamil Nadu.
The sexual health landscape in Bundelkhand is, like everything else in the region, often ridden with deeply patriarchal mores.
The former banker and AAP leader talks on the disservice done to India’s banking system and why we weren’t better prepared to become a cashless economy.
The Wire spoke to migrant workers at the Old Delhi railway station before they left the city to understand the problems they have been facing.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh strongly criticised the policy of demonetisation, calling it an “organised loot and legalised plunder of the economy” in Rajya Sabha on November 24.
Prominent lawyer Prashant Bhushan discusses the recent Sahara-Birla diaries, over-invoicing of coal imports by Reliance and Adani groups, and the Essar tapes.
Siddharth Varadarajan and M.K. Venu, founding editors of The Wire, discuss the politics and economics of demonetisation in a Facebook live chat.
Watch what people from working class and poor sections of our society have to say about demonetisation.
P. Chidambaram discusses how demonetisation has impacted our economy, what he would have done had he been finance minister now and more.
The Wire visited various banks, ATMs, and even the Reserve Bank Of India headquarters in New Delhi to find out how this move has affected the everyday lives of common people.
In conversation with economist Prabhat Patnaik on the government’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes.
Doesn’t the BJP’s argument from 2014 apply to their current policy of demonetisation?
Kanhaiya Kumar tells us about his formative years as a political activist, challenges he faced as JNUSU president, his views on contemporary national politics and how a boy from a small town in Bihar landed in a prison in Delhi (Tihar).
In this Facebook live session, The Wire’s founding editor Siddharth Varadarajan answers questions about the encounter of eight SIMI members by the Madhya Pradesh police.
In a Facebook live session, M.K. Venu and Anuj Srivas from The Wire discuss the controversy over the sacking of Cyrus Mistry.
M.K. Venu and Saba Naqvi discuss the political climate in UP, whether the balance of power is changing and more.
M.K. Venu and Badri Narayan Tiwari discuss identity politics in UP, the BJP’s strategy and more in light of the upcoming state assembly elections.
Chetan Bhagat discusses his new book “One Indian Girl” and answer questions on themes such as sexism at the workplace, female friendships, romantic relationships and his idea of feminism.
In this video, The Wire offers an in-depth explanation of where the two presidential candidates stand on policy issues.
The winner of the American Historical Association’s prize for the best South Asian history book discusses Ashoka’s appeal as a historical figure, his conception of kingship and his relevance today.
He takes questions from viewers in realtime in this Facebook Live session.