Opinion  /  Published 13.06.20

Cast in Colour: Pervasive brutality in India

Words do not just ‘name’ phenomena; on occasion, they also plumb the depths of history and map t
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.20

Paternal Bond

Sir — He likes his drink shaken, not stirred, but James Bond has his audience both shaken and stir
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Opinion  /  Published 25.04.20

Caste and contagion

My great grandfather, a rigidly casteist South Indian Brahmin who lived in Mysore, was finicky about
By Mukul Kesavan in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.20

Through the ceiling of silences

Neer is the Bengali word for home. It is also the word for bird’s nest. A magazine by the same nam
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Books  /  Published 20.02.20

Lessons to take forward

In the early 1990s D.R. Nagaraj published The Flaming Feet, a compilation of his essays in which he
By Subhash Gatade in

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Rahul Gandhi tweets, 7 held for assaulting two Dalits

The Congress government in Rajasthan on Thursday arrested seven persons on the charge of torturing t
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.02.20

Apartheid in UP temple

A Scheduled Caste couple in Uttar Pradesh who had just got married and wanted to pray at a village t
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 10.02.20

Government cautious on SC’s quota ruling

The BJP-led Centre was on Monday non-committal on legislative or judicial measures to address the co
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.20

Bring Ambedkar & Gandhi together

In an interview that he gave last year, the Kannada writer (and activist), Devanur Mahadeva, urged d
By Ramachandra Guha in

India  /  Published 30.01.20

Death for gang-rape and murder of Dalit

A special court in Telangana on Thursday sentenced three men to death for raping and murdering a Dal
By PTI in Hyderabad


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