Muzaffarnagar Riots: Silence is Not Golden

Above: Victims of the Muzaffarnagar riots who fled to Loni and areas bordering Delhi/Photo Courtesy: YouTube Despite SIT requests for prosecution of the accused in...
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Can a Deity Own land?

A Rajasthan High Court judgment has held that if temple lands are transferred to a tenant for cultivation, they cannot be immune from acquisition...

Reservation in Gujarat: A State on the Edge

Above: Patidar and OBC groups clash in Ahmedabad/Photo: UNI Even as Maharashtra handed out reservation sops to Marathas, Gujarat came out with a list of...
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Punjab, Haryana and the rivers: All Down the Drain?

The tiff between Punjab and Haryana over sharing of Ravi and Beas waters has taken a turn for the worse with the Badal government...
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Malda: India’s Afghanistan

Opium smuggling from this district of West Bengal to the western state has increased five-fold over the last five years. Guns and counterfeit money...
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...
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Freeing Rajiv Gandhi’s Killers: Redux

With assembly polls due in May, the Jayalalithaa government has once again decided to release convicts serving sentences for their role in the assassination...
Hardik Patel (in red turban) at a Patidar rally in Gujarat. Photo: UNI

Patidars: The Reservation Riddle

Above: Hardik Patel (in red turban) at a Patidar rally in Gujarat. Photo: UNI With the Patidar community constituting 14 percent of the population of...

Zero Tolerance

Above: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is being blamed for curtailing media freedom in Kerala/Photo: UNI Courts in Kerala have stepped in as saviours in several...

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...

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