One drink too many

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]Recent hooch tragedies have shown that liquor policies of various state governments are not working. worse, laws are too weak to...
UP RERA: A Path Less Trodden

UP RERA: A Path Less Trodden

UP RERA’s novel approach to a festering property crisis can take off only if there is a collective effort on the part of buyers,...
Hadiya said she converted willingly but past cases raise questions of national security

Kerala’s Conversions: Struck by “Love Jihad”?

Above: Hadiya said she converted willingly but past cases raise questions of national security As more and more cases emerge from God’s Own Country of...
Yadu Krishna, Kerala’s first Dalit priest, says his devotees have been cordial and accepting. Photo: thenewsminute.com

Kerala’s Dalit Sunrise

In a progressive move, the state has appointed members of marginalised communities as temple priests. But is it an attempt to sustain Brahminism which...
Rising cases of bouncing cheques reflects a dishonest society

Rising cases of bouncing cheques reflects a dishonest society

~By Aabad Ponda Honesty is the hallmark of a prosperous society and the calibre of a man is measured by how he keeps a promise...

Cast away

Crimes against marginalized sections have only spiked over the years, but laws to protect them are still inadequate. By Vishwas Kumar In May this year, Nitin...
Activists of the Democratic Youth Federation of India staging a demonstration in Chennai to condemn the killing of a Dalit youth who had married a caste Hindu girl. Photo: UNI

Caste, an Unsavoury Reality

This is an issue which often hits the headlines in India as seen in the Justice Karnan episode. Is there a better way to...

Idea of India under Threat

There have been numerous acts of intolerance in India, a country known for its secular and inclusive nature. But with PM Modi preferring to...
END OF IMPUNITY: Thanks to (from left) Sandhya Menon, Tanushree Dutta, Nasreen Khan, Priya Ramani and a few more good women

The Floccinaucinihilipilification of #MeToo

~By Sucheta Dasgupta By focussing on the legal way forward for the women complainants and worrying about the future of the #MeToo movement, are we...
Arnab versus Anjana: Anjana who?

Arnab versus Anjana: Anjana who?

~By Dilip Bobb Right now, it’s the battle of the billboards, but very shortly, when the enfant terrible of English television news, Arnab Goswami, comes...

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