Gujarat Riots
Opinion  /  Published 03.03.22

Same tale: Delhi riots

Surprise is not an element of the report on the 2020 riots in North-East Delhi compiled by a group of citizens, many of them well-known. Instead, the inferences that the investigators have drawn from ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Teachers must engage with pupils to curb disruptive tendencies

Thoughtless step Sir — Most of us have been forced by teachers to write lines as punishment for being unruly in class. Recent excavations indicate that naughty pupils in ancient Egypt were not ...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 11.02.22

India ‘not approached over return of bodies’

The Indian High Commission in London has said it had not been approached about the repatriation of the bodies of three victims of the Gujarat riots. The 20th anniversary of the riots was marked by a ...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 10.02.22

Return victim bodies: UK

A Labour MP has asked for the repatriation of the bodies of three victims of the Gujarat riots on behalf of her constituents, and also for a coroner in the UK to conduct an inquest into the circumstan...
By Amit Roy in London

Culture  /  Published 06.02.22

An artist of the floating world

Gulammohammed Sheikh turns 85 this month. He was born on February 16, 1937, into a middle-class Sunni Muslim family in Surendranagar, a small, laidback Saurashtra town in Gujarat. When he was 15, he ...
By Mehul Devkala


Opinion  /  Published 21.01.22

A Truth Commission for the Northeast

This essay is a letter to my fellow Indians. It’s a prayer, a plea, a proposal for a project, a moral experiment. It was triggered by the emptiness of Independence Day, when a majoritarian, medi...
By Shiv Visvanathan

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.22

Grim anniversary: Politics and play

This year, 2022, shall be a year of anniversaries. The one-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo’s birth. The hundredth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s arrest during the Non-Co...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 02.12.21

CBSE gets answer right, question ‘wrong’

Which government was in power during the 2002 “anti-Muslim violence” in Gujarat, the sociology paper in the CBSE’s first-term Class XII board exams asked on Wednesday. The CBSE late...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

People  /  Published 23.11.21

First look of Kolkata boy Abhiroop Basu’s Gudgudi

After making waves with his short films Meal (starring Adil Hussain) and Laali (with Pankaj Tripathi), Calcutta boy Abhiroop Basu is ready with his next. Abhiroop’s latest short is set against t...
By Priyanka Roy 

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Zakia to SC: Punish the guilty

Zakia Jafri, wife of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri, has told the Supreme Court that those responsible for the 2002 post-Godhra riots must be punished even if the incident is nearly two decades old...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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