Mob Violence
World  /  Published 14.11.18

Violence flares on Dhaka streets

Violence returned to the streets of Dhaka on Wednesday as policemen were first targeted and then their vehicles torched, bringing back memories of street protests in Bangladesh ahead of the January 20...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.11.18

Security blanket for Sabarimala one-day test

Barricades are up 24km from Sabarimala ahead of a one-day ritual for which the temple will open on Monday evening, with the state government keen to avoid the kind of clashes witnessed in October when...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 10.11.19

Ayodhya verdict ‘a blow’ to rule of law

The conciliatory approach seen in the Supreme Court judgment in the Ayodhya case reflects the transformation of the country into a majoritarian far-Right polity and hence does not do justice to the te...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.19

A republic of anger has no future

A man, a stepfather, goes out in the morning for a walk with his ‘wife’. When they return, he notices that the younger of his two stepsons — a child of four — has wet his bed. He flies into a ...
By Swami Agnivesh and Valson Thampu in

Opinion  /  Published 23.12.18

'Zero' depends entirely on SRK's performance

Sir — The latest venture of the badshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, is one in a long line of films that have failed to impress the audience. But not even Khan’s staunchest critic can take away f...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 25.02.19

SC hears plea on rights of forces facing stone-throwers in Kashmir

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre, the Jammu and Kashmir government and rights panel NHRC to respond to a plea for framing a policy to safeguard army personnel from stone-throwing mobs that...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.19

Old world, new fury

A corner sweet shop in our neighbourhood, famous for both its mishtis and savouries, remains stoutly old world. The old-fashioned counter, open to letting in neighbourhood flies every now and then, is...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.18

Cow politics: Lessons from Alwar

Some rejections are more noticeable than others. Among the disappointing results of the recent assembly elections that the Bharatiya Janata Party must deal with, its poor showing in Rajasthan’s Alwa...
By The Editorial Board in

Bihar  /  Published 05.11.18

Police-public clash in Bihar's Beur, 1 killed

One person was killed and over a dozen others, including some police personnel, were injured during a police-public clash in Beur area early on Monday morning.The clash happened when a police team fro...
By Roshan Kumar in Patna

India  /  Published 21.01.19

Seminary's R-Day advice to students: avoid travel

The Darul Uloom Deoband seminary has appealed to its students to avoid travelling on Republic Day if possible, citing the possibility of security checks creating situations that lead to a sense of fea...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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