Metro: Rough Ride

Metro: Rough Ride

When travel demand is exploding in cities, why are public transport systems experiencing stagnation, with the marginal costs of system expansion far exceeding the...
Flex Boards, Hoardings: Going Overboard!

Flex Boards, Hoardings: Going Overboard!

Above: Flex boards on display at various points in Thiruvananthapuram city/Photos: Kaviyoor Santhosh The Kerala High Court has ordered that numerous illegal hoardings be removed...
Congress activists and NSUI members observing the Bharat bandh in Katni/Photo: UNI

SC/ST Act: A Salve to Wounds

Above: Congress activists and NSUI members observing the Bharat bandh in Katni/Photo: UNI With an eye on the assembly polls, the state government has asked...
Fake Voters: Free and Fake Franchise?

Fake Voters: Free and Fake Franchise?

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya The apex court snub to the Election Commission over sharing the voters’ lists with the Congress leaders is a...
All healthcare clinics in Uttarakhand will have to be duly registered

Clinical Establishments Act, 2010: Cracking the Whip!

Above: All healthcare clinics in Uttarakhand will have to be duly registered With the Uttarakhand High Court seeking closure of establishments not registered under Clinical...
Shelter Homes for Children: Scarred for Life

Shelter Homes for Children: Scarred for Life

Above: Outrage over the Muzaffarpur shelter rapes/Photo: UNI The horrific exploitation of hapless minors in shelter homes in Bihar and UP shows a lack of...
Amaravati: Dream Turns to Dust

Amaravati: Dream Turns to Dust

Above: Many illegalities went into the land acquisition and planning of Amaravati/Photo: amaravatiforum.com The shocking illegalities being perpetrated in the name of building this capital-city...
Tussle Over Chandigarh: An Unrealistic Demand?

Tussle Over Chandigarh: An Unrealistic Demand?

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh has written to the home minister asking for Chandigarh to be restored to his state. But this is easier...
Saleswomen at a textile showroom in Kerala. They had to stand for hours and attend to customers/Photo: keralavisiontv.com

Women’s Rights in Kerala: Showroom Slaves

Above: Saleswomen at a textile showroom in Kerala. They had to stand for hours and attend to customers/Photo: keralavisiontv.com The Kerala government cleared amendments to...
The flogging of four Dalit men for carrying cattle carcasses in Una, Gujarat, had triggered massive protests

Lynchings: Tackling the Savages

Above: The flogging of four Dalit men for carrying cattle carcasses in Una, Gujarat, had triggered massive protests The Supreme Court has laid out detailed...

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