Opinion  /  Published 26.10.18

The real reasons why Indians leave

It is a record all right. Seventeen million Indians had left the country in 2017, says a report prepared by the Asian Development Bank, making India the nation with the highest number of emigrants in ...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 01.06.19

Minority students' union warns of protest

The All Assam Minorities Students’ Union has threatened a massive movement in Upper Assam after Id if Assam police sub-inspector Md Sanaullah is not released unconditionally. AAMSU’s Tinsukia divi...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.19

The cow: a weapon of polarisation and murder

It is not clear what happened in Bulandshahr. It seems from reports that some villagers in the district found either carcasses of 25 cows or segments of them in a forested area close by their locality...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.19

A broken republic where minorities live in fear

Irony proliferates in the India that the Bharatiya Janata Party is striving to build earnestly. In 1950, this young republic had adopted a Constitution — the sacred foundation of the democracy — w...
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


India  /  Published 11.03.19

Church to BJP: No one needs to prove one’s nationalism

All Indian citizens are equal stakeholders and none should be made to prove their nationalist credentials, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) has told the BJP.It has asked the party to...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.19

What the branding of a prisoner says about us

Power is a double-edged sword, and the depths to which humanity can descend when the wrong edge is used are often unfathomable. This was evident recently when an inmate of Delhi’s Tihar jail who bel...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.20

‘Minorities quite secure in Bangladesh’

A Bangladeshi economist said on Saturday that the narrative that minorities in his country faced religious persecution was “not the real case” and “they are quite secure” in India’s eastern ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.19

Murshidabad Kali puja is amity beacon

Like every year, Mahendrapur is preparing for an elaborate Kali puja and the build-up in the village of over 10,000 in Murshidabad’s Suti could have been commonplace. It isn’t so because the entir...
By Alamgir Hossain in Suti(Murshidabad)

India  /  Published 23.12.19

'We will not submit'

Around 1 lakh people from different faiths crammed into an idgah in Bangalore on Monday while nearly another two lakh thronged the streets and lanes outside, all pledging not to furnish any documents ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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