Welcome, Ruskin Bond on Facebook

By Shobha John When a famous and reticent writer sends a Facebook friend’s request, it is indeed a thrilling moment for a young man who...
A protest by the residents of Aarey colony/Photo: UNI

Aarey: How Green Was My Forest

Above: A protest by the residents of Aarey colony/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court staying the order of Bombay High Court regarding further felling of trees...

Sedition Charges: Re-igniting Debate

Above: Aparna Sen, Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Ramachandra Guha are among the 49 signatories to the letter to the PM With sedition charges on 49 intellectuals...
Plogging Along

Plogging Along

By Dilip Bobb Here’s a new fitness mantra—exercise your right to a healthy environment. That, of course, translates into plogging, the new wave activity...
The five Justices of the Supreme Court, who recused themselves from the Gautam Navalakha bail case, include Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, Justices NV Ramana, R Subhash Reddy, BR Gavai and S Ravindra Bhat

Recusals & Justice

Above: The five Justices of the Supreme Court, who recused themselves from the Gautam Navalakha bail case, include Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi,...
The French Conundrum

The French Conundrum

By Dilip Bobb There’s a bizarre connection between the two French-made frontline fighters in the Indian Air Force inventory—the Mirage 2000 and now the first...

Of Air Crashes & Flying Clubs…

By Shobha John Two plane crashes over the last week, one in Telangana and the other in Dhule in Maharashtra, have once again brought the...
Lessons from Mahatma

Lessons from Mahatma

By Niti Singh October 2, 2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Albert Einstein had said of the Mahatma: “Generations to come will...
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently announced corporate tax cuts/Photo: UNI

Turn On the Animal Spirits

Above: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently announced corporate tax cuts/Photo: UNI With most economic indicators on a downturn, the government needs to kick in a...
A girl holds a placard during a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua/Photo: UNI

POCSO Trials: The Ways Are Not Wanting

Above: A girl holds a placard during a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua/Photo: UNI In an astonishing endeavour, a court...

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