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Books  /  Published 29.04.21

Life after suicide loss

Delving deep into different stories of suicide in India and the subsequent effects on those left behind, she talks of mothers losing their children and sisters losing their brothers. She finds stories...
By Shrestha Saha in

Opinion  /  Published 08.04.21

A dream of India that should last forever

Some three decades ago, I decided to start working with adivasis and nomadic people. My workplace was Tejgadh, a village in eastern Gujarat. It is situated at the foot of a rocky hill and is...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.21

Erase the line: Rising crimes against Dalits

One step in favour of equality in India seems to be accompanied by two steps back. While there has been a heartening rise in the number of inter-caste marriages, India has also witnessed growing atroc...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.21

Daily blood: community based violence

Crime figures and categories provided by the government give a partial, even if alarming, picture. The target, site, background, level of cruelty and aftermath of each crime must be laid out for the w...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 11.03.21

Prisons and the pandemic

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak of Covid-19 as a pandemic in March 2020. Everyone around the world experienced a ‘house arrest’ (lockdown) for months. But things were d...
By Praveen Kumar, Shubhendu Shekhar in


Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

A time of great degeneration of ideals

A member of parliament, Mohan Delkar, was not a widely-known politician. However, in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the tiny Union territory, and in the tribal districts in south Gujarat, he was seen as quit...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.21

Fatal ride: road accident deaths

The consequences of a tragedy often endure long after the mishap is over. Take, for instance, the findings of a study by the World Bank on road accidents: it revealed that every death in India caused ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 01.02.21

Eerie silence: undeclared emergency

Is India in a state of ‘undeclared emergency’? Several media organizations — the Press Club of India, Editors Guild of India, Indian Women’s Press Corps, Indian Journalists Uni...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

Narrow scope: sex crimes against children

In India, where the prevalence of sexual crimes against children is no secret, citizens look to the judiciary as a beacon of hope. It was thus a relief that the Supreme Court stayed a perplexing judgm...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.01.21

Police officer turns maths teacher

A young police officer in Jharkhand has been keeping aside time from his hectic duty to teach mathematics to students of a girls’ school in Dhanbad district. Pankaj Verma, 27, who is the office...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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