The march was followed by short speeches urging the government to treat Kashmir as a political issue that cannot be resolved through brute force.
Academic and journalist Vinay Sitapati, in his recently published book Half Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India, attempts to give P V Narasimha Rao his rightful place in history.
While the “fake” account seems to have been in regular use since August 214, the account Patel claims is her real one has no tweets whatsoever and was created in July 2016.
Here is the story of Nadeem from Old Delhi, who takes a one-month break from his job during the month of Ramzan every year. He stays up the entire night to wake up people for the pre-dawn meal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the second reshuffle and expansion of the union cabinet on Tuesday morning.
What are the implications of Brexit? What will be its impact on India? MK Venu discusses.
ISRO successfully launched its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle rocket on its 36th mission, designated C34, from the spaceport in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. At launch, it was in its XL configuration, which means there were four strap-on boosters attached to the solid-fuel first stage to increase its payload capacity. It carried a […]
Activist and writer Harsh Mander and The Wire’s founding editor Siddharth Varadarjan discuss the details of the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.
A Muhammad Ali scholar’s moving speech at his memorial funeral asks all those fighting for what they believe is right to trust that “he lives in each and every one of us”.
Today, Nizam Bhai takes us to his favourite food haunts across the city!
Even through a life of crime and a stint in jail, Nizam bhai retained his love affair with food, finally setting up his own restaurant, Balle Bally.
Mungaura is one of the worst affected villages in the drought-hit Banda district of Bundelkhand in UP.
Incredible, rare footage of the elusive ‘ghost of the mountains’.
The Siddis are a community that migrated from East Africa to India between the 15th and 19th century.
Banda is one of the most acutely drought-affected districts in the country. Residents in its various villages have complained of not getting adequate work and wages guaranteed to them under MNREGA
Almost all the companies named in the DRI’s investigation have followed a similar process of questionable transactions to siphon off public money, the AAP leader claims.
Rana Ayyub in conversation with Siddharth Varadarajan on her self published and recently launched ‘Gujarat Files – Anatomy of a cover-up’.
Memories that never fade, justice that never comes: Though the Hashimpura massacre of 1987 was one of the worst in recent history, all the accused were acquitted in March 2015.
Rather than subdued, resigned, and defeated, Rousseff — who was imprisoned and tortured for three years in the 1970s by the US-supported military dictatorship that ruled the country for 21 years — is more combative, defiant, and resolute than ever.
Sidharth Bhatia, founding editor of The Wire, discusses the implications of the election results, and answers viewers’ questions.
Political editor of The Caravan Hartosh Singh Bal and The Wire’s Founding Editor M.K. Venu analyse preliminary results of the assembly elections
Anupama Chopra sends an exclusive report from Cannes, highlighting the five films you should be looking out for this year.
Members of the Pinjra Tod campaign Shambhawi Vikram and Avantika Tiwari talk to The Wire about the problems faced in hostels, the movement, challenges and where it’s going.
Adivasi activists speak about the current situation in south Chhattisgarh
Independent journalist Subir Ghosh and Supreme Court attorney Karuna Nundy in conversation with The Wire about media ethics, the law and corporate harassment of journalists.
SpaceX landed a rocket on a floating barge and brought humans a step closer to Mars.
In the upcoming assembly elections, the demand for a ban on liquor has become a hot political issue.
In a riveting 45-minute speech laced with wit and sarcasm shortly after being released from jail, JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar directly took on Prime Minister Modi and the RSS.
Vrinda Grover, lawyer for the family of the teenager shot dead by the Gujarat police in 2004, says the only question before the courts is that of her custodial killing.
New Delhi: A protest is taking place in the heart of the capital to save what students believe is the future of higher education in the country. Their vigil in front of the University Grants Commission office has lasted more than two months but has received little media attention, except […]
An exiled Pakistani poet finds fresh inspiration in his new home, while reflecting on the tragedy of partition that has left a legacy of war and strife in his beloved land.
Young activists and musicians are using social media to spread the message about the cause and making a difference
Italy and India are presenting their arguments before the International Tribunal for the Law of Sea (ITLOS) at Hamburg over the 2012 incident in which two Italian marines on board the tanker Enrica Lexie opened fire on an Indian fishing vessel off the coast of Kerala, killing two […]
Unilever’s silence prompted Chennai-born artist Sofia Ashraf to record a video of her rapping ‘Kodaikanal Won’t’, a song set to Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ and exhorting the company to act.
Discrimination in housing is a fact of life for many urban Indians, particularly middle-class Muslims, who are increasingly finding it difficult to rent or buy accommodation outside particular localities that have evolved, for one reason or another, into “Muslim areas”. But the fact that discrimination has become commonplace […]