Passing the Buck

Passing the Buck

Two days after the landmark Supreme Court judgment that decriminalised homosexuality, one of the more eloquent judges on that bench, Justice DY Chandrachud, expressed...
Passing the Baton

Passing the Baton

In November 1951, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru faced an unusual revolt. It was not from within the Congress party but from six Supreme Court...
What’s the Hurry?

What’s the Hurry?

~By Inderjit Badhwar The issue of holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies continues to hog the headlines as India inches closer...
GREED-DRIVEN SELF-DESTRUCTION

GREED-DRIVEN SELF-DESTRUCTION

Above: Kedarnath was devastated by flash floods in 2013/Photo: Rajeev Tyagi ~By Inderjit Badhwar As this week’s cover story demonstrates, India has an abysmal record of...
VAJPAYEE, NEHRU…AND A DASH OF WASHINGTON

VAJPAYEE, NEHRU…AND A DASH OF WASHINGTON

~By Inderjit Badhwar To run this vast and diverse land, its leaders need not have 56-inch chests, but hearts as large as the universe. In their...
NOTHING NEW ABOUT WHATABOUTERY

NOTHING NEW ABOUT WHATABOUTERY

Above: The Khir Bhawani Temple in Ganderbal, J&K, was completely safe even though the BJP had claimed that it was "completely burnt" ~By Inderjit Badhwar That...
INDIA ON TEST

INDIA ON TEST

~By Inderjit Badhwar Our cover story focuses this week on what could be the biggest human rights issue the nation has faced since it gained...
The Sabarimala Temple board has argued in the SC that the state is permitted to interfere in the religious matters of its people but only on limited grounds

SABARIMALA: MOVING TO A UNIFORM CIVIL CODE?

Above: The Sabarimala Temple board has argued in the SC that the state is permitted to interfere in the religious matters of its people...
Muslims protesting against mob lynching in Ahmedabad/Photo: UNI

COURT STANDS UP TO MOBOCRACY

Above: Muslims protesting against mob lynching in Ahmedabad/Photo: UNI ~By Inderjit Badhwar We return, again, on this page, and in our cover story—and we shall do...
LEST WE FORGET…

LEST WE FORGET…

Above: The Dimapur lynching  incident in March 2015. An alleged rapist was taken out of  a local jail and killed  in full public view ~By...

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