Karbi Anglong tense after Govt announces ST status for Bodos in...

Karbi Anglong district of Assam has become tense following the Centre's decision to include Bodos living in the two hill districts of Assam as...

Local is National in the Vall­­ey­­

In the interest of the state and the country, regional ­­parties should take over the reins following  the forthcoming elections. By Rakesh Khar Kashmir has been...
Victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy take part in a protest during the 30th anniversary of the tragedy. Photo: UNI

Anderson Escape: Bhopal Court Blows the Lid Off  

Former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson escaped the clutches of the law for the Bhopal gas tragedy. But the then collector and SP are...

The Muted Roar

Despite judicial activism to shift Gujarat’s lions to other states, there is no relenting. As the situation turns grim, incidents of man-animal conflict are...
Death Penalty in Madhya Pradesh: Zero Tolerance for Child Rape

Death Penalty: Zero Tolerance for Child Rape

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence In an attempt to stem this horrendous crime, the state government has tabled a bill to award capital punishment to those convicted...
Punjab police showing weapons recovered from four members of a contract killer gang in Jalandhar. Photo: UNI

Punjab’s Draft PCOCA: Cause for Concern

In an attempt to tackle organised crime and gang wars, the state government has proposed a bill based on the draconian MCOCA, thereby creating...
Smart City

Shillong misses smart city bus yet again: Is politics the deciding...

Shillong the capital of Meghalaya did not qualify to be in the smart city bandwagon of the NDA Government.  On Tuesday a list of...
The harvest season just got over and normal to near-normal monsoon meant a rich crop yield. Photo: UNI

Bitter Harvest

The rural economy is devastated. The cash crunch has hit rural areas particularly hard since banking penetration is very low. And the crisis has...
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Jayalalithaa: Empress of the South

There is too much at stake during the 2016 assembly polls in Tamil Nadu where either Jayalalithaa could be propelled to the national stage...

Flip-flop on Kashmiris

After holding out a carrot to re-settle Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, Modi backed out, leading to shattering of dreams and increasing polarization By Aasha...

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