A daily round-up of the human impact of demonetisation.
The police claim the villagers were killed accidentally after being caught in the crossfire between them and Maoists, in the third such incident in less than a year.
Director Raam Reddy’s greatest achievement in Thithi is perhaps to allow a rural community to represent itself on-screen, although not as ‘fact’ through a documentary but as enacted fiction.
Tanushree Bhasin travels through Lalgarh in Bengal, capturing the lives of the adivasis who continue to be denied their basic constitutional rights.
The cancellation of the community rights of Ghatbarra village over the Hasdeo Arand forest to make way for a coal mine raises many questions.
It is the first such order to come to light across the country where community rights of tribals have been summarily cancelled after being granted through process laid down in the FRA.
It is the right of the public to know and not a privilege of the elected government to share information based on its whims and fancies.
Winning Assam is important for both, the BJP, which needs a victory after Bihar and the Congress, which cannot afford to lose one more state
Janah’s work evokes more than just nostalgia for another India; it has a documentary quality of a changing nation.
Age-old tensions between the two areas are now threatening to boil over–with the secrecy surrounding the Centre’s Naga Accord adding fuel to the fire.
The north-eastern state appears to have lost the ability to conduct dialogue to sort out fractious issues