Opinion  /  Published 25.08.19

Experiments in the politics of sadomasochism

The consequences of the government’s division of Jammu and Kashmir and the reduction of the bifurcated parts into union territories are uncertain, but the massive popularity of the move in India is ...
By Mukul Kesavan in

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Hindutva hawk murdered in UP

Two men in saffron kurta and jeans assassinated the leader of a fringe pro-Hindu political party in his Lucknow office on Friday afternoon, shooting him and then stabbing him 15 times after a chat ove...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 16.10.19

‘Rumour’ & denial of wakf withdrawal

Swift denials followed the claim that the UP Sunni Central Wakf Board had withdrawn the claim on the Ayodhya land but an element of intrigue hung in the air with chairman Zufar Ahmad Farooqui remainin...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 11.11.18

48 requests to approve changes, most from BJP states

Sometimes, if a village has a “Muslim-sounding” name, its Hindu families apparently can’t marry off their children. Sometimes a town bearing a nawab’s moniker offends “local sentiments and c...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.19

Employers should ensure a healthy work atmosphere

Sir — People around the globe will observe World Mental Health Day tomorrow. But to this day, symptoms of psychological deterioration remain neglected, especially in India. In fact, speaking about o...
By The Telegraph in

Bihar  /  Published 12.11.18

Most secular Chhath hangs in balance

Ara Collectorate Pond is like the melting pot of religions, with a temple, church and mosque existing on its three sides, but certain factors endanger observation of Chhath Puja there this year. Thous...
By Rajiv Nayan Agrawal in


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