The 100-year-old Mullaperiyar dam is located near the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border

Mullaperiyar Dam: Fight Over Three Feet

Above: The 100-year-old Mullaperiyar dam is located near the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border In the wake of the devastating deluge, Kerala and Tamil Nadu once again...
Cry, the Beloved Country!

Cry, the Beloved Country!

Above: An aerial view of the flood-affected regions in Chengannur, Kerala/Photo: UNI This could well be the plaintive sentiment of the despairing people of God’s...
Jai Mahal Palace

Royal Inheritance: Royals Flush

Above: Jai Mahal Palace Palace intrigue ends as the National Company Law Tribunal rules that the offspring of the late Prince Jagat Singh are entitled...
Prison Reforms: Jailhouse Shock

Prison Reforms: Jailhouse Shock

Above: Police officials gather outside Arthur Road jail in Mumbai after an inmate’s death Despite far-reaching measures being suggested and the Supreme Court stipulating that...
Draft of Muslim Women Bill: Triple Whammy

Draft of Muslim Women Bill: Triple Whammy

Above: Muslim women protesting against the triple talaq Bill/Photo: UNI Despite diluting the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill that criminalises instant triple...
Bright idea! Panel suggestion may end up linking Aadhaar to motor vehicle registration numbers

Bright idea! Panel suggestion may end up linking Aadhaar to motor...

~By Sujit Bhar While waiting for the Supreme Court verdict on Aadhaar and its myriad linkages, different government agencies seem to have gone off the...
Tamil Nadu: Big Shoes To Fill

Tamil Nadu: Big Shoes To Fill

With MK Stalin taking over as DMK chief from Muthuvel Karunanidhi who died last week, an early test of his leadership qualities awaits as...
SNC-Lavalin case: Ghosts of the Past

SNC-Lavalin case: Ghosts of the Past

Above: The SNC-Lavalin case has jolted Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan out of his comfort zone/Photo: UNI Just when everything seemed to be going right for...
Justice Srikrishna Report: Muddying the Waters

Justice Srikrishna Report: Muddying the Waters

Above: Justice BN Srikrishna and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad share the dais after submission of the data protection report prepared by the Committee...
Protests Against Novel: Public Censorship

Protests Against Novel: Public Censorship

Above: Kerala BJP Mahila Morcha protesting against S Hareesh’s novel/Photo: twitter Rightwingers force a major Malayalam magazine to withdraw the serialisation of a novel...

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