It’s not just unequal living conditions that are hurting the poor. Unequal access to power also continues even during this unprecedented crisis
16 Apr 2020
The decision of the former Chief Justice of India to accept the Rajya Sabha nomination has besmirched the judiciary’s reputation
20 Mar 2020
A government that made schools, hospitals, water and electricity its priorities has been swept to power again, with barely a dent in its popularity
19 Feb 2020
If the Shah Bano protests separated Muslims from our secular framework, the current agitation sees them fighting to protect the Constitution’s principles
09 Jan 2020
I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed.
12 Dec 2019
Even as Sonia worries about a dent in Cong’s secular image, politically active Muslims in Maharashtra hope her party allies with Sena
15 Nov 2019
On Oct 5, the Maha govt showed it can act swiftly if it wanted to, by cutting more than 2,000 trees in Aarey just after a court verdict
17 Oct 2019
The outcome of India’s first NRC has backfired on the BJP. Does it still want to extend this communal exercise to other states?
19 Sep 2019
The psychological impact of a shutdown is far worse in this digital era than it was during Operation Blue Star
22 Aug 2019
Builders began influencing policy in Mumbai in the early 90s when Sena-BJP was in power. Over the last 25 years, they’ve come to own the city
23 Jul 2019
Are we now to have a Lok Sabha where our elected representatives see themselves as Hindus and Muslims?
25 Jun 2019
Many ordinary citizens have proved that they are thinking beings, not mindless receptors of the ruling party’s propaganda
02 May 2019
With elections coming up, the party’s divisive rhetoric shouldn’t come as a surprise. As in 2014, ideology will accompany real issues.
05 Apr 2019
To discover it, we must turn away from the overwhelming stranglehold of social media and screaming TV anchors enacting war in studios.
13 Mar 2019
A recent event brought together not just Hindus and Muslims, but those sections that had often clashed violently with each other.
06 Feb 2019
The PM was promoting the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which entails giving citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh who crossed over to India.
09 Jan 2019
What Adityanath’s one-word description conveys is that there was no intention on the part of the mob to kill Singh, it just happened.
13 Dec 2018
Can a government send its citizens to live in known toxic areas?
20 Nov 2018
The Bihar schoolgirls who took on a group of boys over lewd comments were beaten up. It took SC intervention for authorities to wake up.
22 Oct 2018
When the seniormost law officer of the government expresses anguish in open court at the lawlessness in the country, what should citizens infer?
16 Aug 2018