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Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

The jungle ritual: Kashmir under lockdown

Most moments come to pass; some moments extend themselves in ways that they become annotations on eras. This day last year was such a moment, an oracular dissertation on why and how we had arrived at ...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 28.07.20

Unfair gains: Jeff Bezos net worth jump

Sir — It was astonishing to hear that the net worth of Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, increased by $13 billion in one day, the biggest jump since the creation of the Bloomberg Billionaires I...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 27.07.20

Speaking up: Dissent in India

Holding or expressing opinion at variance with those commonly or officially held is the meaning of the word, dissent, in an accessible dictionary. But in India, dissent has many meanings and many unex...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 25.07.20

BJP: EC probes campaign link

The Election Commission on Thursday sought a report from Maharashtra’s chief electoral officer after an activist tweeted that a firm linked to the IT and social media head of the BJP youth wing ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 24.07.20

Northeast: Manager and the managed

Sanjib Baruah ends In the Name of the Nation: India and its Northeast with the following statement: “…the peoples of Northeast India… will continue their struggles for th...
By Rashi Bhargava in

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.20

Clean laws: Transforming Indian jurisprudence

Change happens invisibly, in unexpected directions. It was only in 2017 that the Centre said that criminalizing marital rape would destabilize the institution of marriage and hurt the husband. But now...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

Closed minds: BLM and anti-CAA protests

On May 25, in Minneapolis, an African-American arrestee, George Floyd, was choked to death by a white police officer pressing his knee against Floyd’s neck. The whole of America erupted in prote...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

Lost ground: Modi's meticulously choreographed visit to Ladakh

Sir — The prime minister, Narendra Modi, sprang a surprise with his sudden Ladakh visit. It was primarily meant to be a gesture of solidarity with the armed forces in order to boost the morale o...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

So kind: Safoora Zargar's bail

The ‘humanitarian’ impulse, apparently, comes and goes. Safoora Zargar, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on April 10, was granted bail by the Delhi High Court on Jun...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.20

A lie: Sharp slide in religious freedom?

History leaves its footprints, even if the Indian government does not wish to see them. For the first time in 15 years, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has listed India...
By The Editorial Board in


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