Opinion  /  Published 25.04.22

Poisoned love

Until some time ago, it wouldn’t have raised any opposition in Kerala. It would have even been hailed as another right step forward. But today, religious groups not only publicly assume conserva...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

Opinion  /  Published 16.04.22

Letters to the Editor: 'DiPuDa' is always a hit with Bengalis in summer

Familiar bite Sir — As Calcutta heads into the stuffy summer months, Bengalis can be seen packing their bags and setting off for favoured destinations like Digha, Puri or Darjeeling — fon...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 16.04.22

‘Love jihad’ fire burns houses

Alleged members of a little-known Hindutva group torched two houses belonging to a young Muslim man in Agra on Friday after local Sangh parivar leaders accused him of “love jihad”. Gym tr...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.04.22

CPM leader cries love jihad, court disagrees

A Kerala court has allowed an interfaith couple to marry, acknowledging they are adults, after the girl’s family lodged a kidnapping complaint and a CPM leader alleged “love jihad”, ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.22

Crooked shape: New India belittled Constitution

We are endorsing a radical modification in ourselves, at once mindfully and mindlessly, whose price and penalty we should prepare ourselves to have to pay. When it comes down, and whatever shape or si...
By Sankarshan Thakur


Opinion  /  Published 28.03.22

Caught in court

Certain rulings in court are important for more than one reason. The Kerala High Court’s refusal, even after an out-of-court settlement had been reached, to quash a case in which a group of men ...
By The Editorial Board

Books  /  Published 25.02.22

Decline of Indian democracy

He traces Narendra Modi’s meteoric rise in thirteen years as a populist Hindu nationalist leader as chief minister of Gujarat, relying on radically polarizing Gujarati society on religious lines...
By Harsh Mander

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.22

All for love: 'Love jihad' law

It is not easy to distinguish between shamelessness and determination. One of the promises in the Bharatiya Janata Party’s pre-election sankalp patra for Uttar Pradesh displays this ambiguity, e...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.02.22

BJP can’t dump ‘love jihad’ in UP

The BJP has discovered a love for farmers and rediscovered the utility of the so-called “love jihad” in Uttar Pradesh. The party has promised in its manifesto not only free power to farme...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.22

Genocide: refute or ignore?

In a US Congressional briefing, Gregory Stanton, Genocide Watch president and academic, said on January 12, “We are warning that genocide could very well happen in India.” A week later, in...
By Vivek Katju


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