NHRC: A Toothless Tiger?

NHRC: A Toothless Tiger?

The National Human Rights Commission commemorates its 25th anniversary, but does it have anything to celebrate? Human rights scholars Sanjoy Hazarika and Sarthak Roy...
In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood

Above: The damaged SUV belonging to slain Apple India executive Vivek Tiwari The killing of an Apple India executive by constables in Lucknow once again...
Manual Scavenging: Life Is The Pits

Manual Scavenging: Life Is The Pits

Above: A protest in Delhi against the non-implementation of the manual scavenging ban Though legislation outlawing Manual Scavenging is in place, rampant violations across the...
An awareness rally on World Leprosy Day. Patients in India continue to be denied education and treatment to this day/Photo: leprosymission.org

Leprosy: Removing The Stigma

Above: An awareness rally on World Leprosy Day. Patients in India continue to be denied education and treatment to this day/Photo: leprosymission.org The Supreme Court’s...
Lessons for City Planners

Lessons for City Planners

The Government of India’s latest Ease of Living index survey has upturned many expectations and mindsets about urban living and policy planning on their...
“Indian Constitution and Democracy Unshakeable”

“Indian Constitution and Democracy Unshakeable”

Justice VS Sirpurkar (centre) flanked by his wife Kumkum (left) and Senior Advocate, Supreme Court, Pradeep Rai (right). The panel also included Inderjit Badhwar,...
Protestors dressed as Russia's President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, in New York. Photo: UNI

US Probe: Russian Roulette

The special prosecutor’s strategy for outmanoeuvring the president in the Russia links probe zeroes down on his former aides ~By Kenneth Tiven in Washington In biology,...

The plague of plagiarism

No one bats an eye over plagiarism. After all, “everybody does it”. But the issue here is of integrity, of being honest. Sadly, few...

Heritage tag: who wants it?

With numerous restrictions on old buildings, even changing a railing, a door knob or a tap is fraught with legal hurdles By Meha Mathur Have you...

LINE OF CONTROL

In an attempt to protect monuments, “prohibited” and “regulated” areas have been created around them, much to the dismay of populations staying close by....

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