Saving Trees: Let’s Go Green

Above: The apex court has stepped in to protect Karnataka's green cover/Photo: Stephan David  The apex court has appointed an amicus curiae to look into...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Male Rape: Making the System Neutral

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence While gender-specific laws against perpetrators of sexual assaults must continue, those in favour of victims should become gender-neutral By Venkatasubramanian...
Insulting Her Memory

Insulting Her Memory

Above: The Nirbhaya rape incident led to angry demonstrations all over the country As the apex court widens the scope of a petition seeking effective...
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Election Commission: Crisis of Credibility

Even though the Election Commission in a positive move banned Modi’s biopic, it’s been hit by a slew of criticism for turning a blind...
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Left Out in the Cold

India’s decision not to attend China’s mega trade summit is being seen as an unwise move which could isolate it at a time when...

A matter of faith

Here’s an inspiring tale of a swap liver transplant that took place in Apollo hospital between two Muslims and two Hindus and how their...
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Kanha Upvan in Lucknow/Photo: UNI

Bovine Slaughter: Tough Stand

Above: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Kanha Upvan in Lucknow/Photo: UNI With statistics showing that existing laws to prevent cow slaughter have failed,...
ScoopWhoop employees work in their expansive office in a farmhouse in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj neighborhood

Can the digital revolution save Indian journalism?

India's media startups are pushing the bounds of free expression      By Lakshmi Chaudhry In January 2011, I found myself huddled in the basement of...
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Mental Health and Dignity: Whither Justice?

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence  All mentally ill persons who are convicted, the Court ruled, ought to be treated with dignity according to the Mental...
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman (right) at the Wagah border during a handover ceremony on March 1, 2019/Photo: UNI

Indo-Pak Tension: Now What?

Above: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman (right) at the Wagah border during a handover ceremony on March 1, 2019/Photo: UNI Pakistan releasing the downed IAF pilot...

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