Alok Verma

CBI: Gathering Storm

Above: Alok Verma The sordid episode of CBI director Alok Verma’s reinstatement and later sacking shows the power games embroiling India’s top investigating agency. As...

Piravom Church Dispute: Double Standards

Above: Syrian Orthodox Church Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II (centre) met Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan (in white) regarding the church case/Photo: UNI The Marxist-led government is...

Amusement Park: Up the Garden Path

Above: The government plans to build a theme park around the KRS dam in Mandya/Photo Courtesy: Mandya Collector Office Farmer groups are seething at the...
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...

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...

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...
Illustrations by Anthony Lawrence

Bail Fraud: Catch Me If You Can…

In a shocking case, the MP police busted a gang making forged documents to facilitate the release of hundreds of criminals across the state—with...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

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...
Gun Smuggling in Munger: A Shot of Infamy

Gun Smuggling in Munger: A Shot of Infamy

Above: Bihar and MP police have raided many villages in Munger/Photo: Twitter The shocking recovery of 45 AK-47s from Munger district has revealed that smuggling...
LTC Scam: Authorised Loot

LTC Scam: Authorised Loot

Above: The exorbitant fares charged by Air India for tickets booked by government employees under the LTC scheme opens up avenues for their misuse As...

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