India  /  Published 05.09.21

Raipur pastor thrashed by mob

After the incident, Purani Basti station house officer (SHO) Yadumani Sidar was attached to the police lines by Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Yadav, the official added. Bariyekar lodged a comp...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Raipur

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.21

Converted dalits and reservation

Correctness can sometimes seem indefinably askew. The Union minister for law, Ravi Shankar Prasad, did not deviate from Para 3 of the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 when he said in the Ra...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 26.12.20

Anti-conversion law: UP logging one arrest per day

Going full steam, the Uttar Pradesh police have made more than one arrest a day since the controversial anti-conversion ordinance came into effect a month ago, having apprehended about 35 people so fa...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.20

Watch out: religious bias

A law is the codified expression of dominant social values. Or of the prohibitions they imply. The determination with which the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, pushed through the ord...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.20

Without law: UP's targeted discrimination

By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 04.11.20

Conversion for marriage ripples

Karnataka minister and BJP national general secretary C.T. Ravi on Tuesday said the state government would enact a law banning religious conversions for the sake of marriage. “On the lines of A...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.20

Cure and curse: Sexual identities

Roadblocks on the path of holistic progress in India are far too common. As a result, even concerted efforts to protect the fundamental rights of citizens often fail to achieve their goal. This was ev...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 01.04.20

Federal Reserve announces new facility

The Federal Reserve on Tuesday announced a new facility that will allow foreign central banks, including the Reserve Bank of India, to temporarily swap holdings of US treasury debt for dollars. The f...
By TT Bureau in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Baseless attacks on citizens' rights

A sure-fire way to destroy an edifice is to attack its foundation. While this strategy is best adopted by doctors — to treat the root cause of illness — majoritarian bodies in India can be counted...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.19

On minority rights, can India fault Pakistan?

Throwing stones can be risky while dwelling in a mansion made of glass. The wisdom of this adage seems to have eluded the Bharatiya Janata Party when the foreign minister tweeted — this, after all, ...
By The Editorial Board


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