CM Trivendra Rawat’s wife has been staying put in a government job in Dehradun for over 20 years

Transfer Row: Family Comes First

Above: CM Trivendra Rawat’s wife has been staying put in a government job in Dehradun for over 20 years There is widespread protest in Uttarakhand...
Octogenarian Saroj Kumari Singh, widow of Arjun Singh, arriving in a wheelchair in a Bhopal court/Photo courtesy: news18.com

Arjun Singh’s Family Feud: A Mother’s Anguish

Above: Octogenarian Saroj Kumari Singh, widow of Arjun Singh, arriving in a wheelchair in a Bhopal court/Photo courtesy: news18.com The festering ties among the late...
Cauvery Dispute: Water On The Boil

Cauvery Dispute: Water On The Boil

Above: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi The centre, through the Cauvery Water Management Authority, wants to convey...
The Chhattisgarh government’s poll-eve decision to distribute 50 lakh smartphones to all BPL card holders has raised questions about electoral and constitutional propriety

Raining gifts and freebies in poll-bound Chhattisgarh

Above: Rural women with mobile phones/Photo courtesy: indianfolk.com The Chhattisgarh government’s poll-eve decision to distribute 50 lakh smartphones to all BPL card holders has raised...
HITEC IT Park in Hyderabad

Labour Laws in IT Companies: Sacked at Gunpoint!

Above: HITEC IT Park in Hyderabad The swanky campuses of IT firms hide the harsh reality of pink slips and bouncers who get unwilling employees...
Over 150 community dogs in Sitapur were killed under official orders after a spurt in canine attacks in the district

Sitapur Attacks: A Dog’s Fate

Above: Over 150 community dogs in Sitapur were killed under official orders after a spurt in canine attacks in the district/Photo: Anil Shakya Animal lovers...
A call centre executive (file photo)

The paradox of the IT sack-able professional

Above: A call centre executive (file photo) IT industry employees converge, demand labour laws as protection, but can the industry bear the burden? ~By Sujit Bhar An...
An artist’s impression of the proposed Jayalalithaa memorial on Marina Beach/Photo: UNI

Jayalalithaa Memorial: Crowning Corruption

Above: An artist’s impression of the proposed Jayalalithaa memorial on Marina Beach/Photo: UNI Environmentalists, political parties and anti-graft crusaders oppose the AIADMK government’s decision to...
Democracy’s Finest Hour

Democracy’s Finest Hour

Above: The decks are clear for JD(S) state chief HD Kumaraswamy to take over as next CM with BS Yeddyurappa resigning before the floor...
Policing in India: Living in a Time Warp

Policing in India: Living in a Time Warp

Above: Police trying to quell a student protest related to UPSC’s exams in New Delhi/Photo: UNI A recent report highlights the dire need for changes...

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