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Opinion  /  Published 02.10.20

Same old: Misogyny crossed with caste hatred

There is a surreal quality in the unceasing crimes against women as in their cruelty. Sharpening laws, people’s protests or routine pieties from politicians make little difference. The cruelty i...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.20

Less is good: Dip in farmer suicides

A silver lining recently is the decline in suicides of farmers. The report on accidental deaths and suicides of 2019 published by the National Crime Records Bureau indicates this: from 11,379 deaths i...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 22.09.20

'Nil' cited for farm suicides

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By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.20

Road to hell: Failure of Motor Vehicles Act

The outcome of irresponsibility is seldom favourable; in the worst case, recklessness can even lead to the loss of lives. The latter is what the new Motor Vehicles Act — the amended legislation ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.20

Tragic end: Suicides on the rise

A total of 1,39,123 suicides were reported in India in 2019 — an increase of 3.4 per cent from 2018 — according to latest data released by the National Crime Records Bureau. Maharashtra, T...
By The Editorial Board in

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Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

Locked up: Minority trials and convictions

Can life behind bars hold a mirror up to the world outside? This is, by no means, a rhetorical query. The latest data released by the National Crime Records Bureau on the disproportionate share of Ind...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

Policing with a heart in India

Even as the world was recovering from the George Floyd tragedy in the United States of America, India witnessed a similar incident of police brutality in near Chennai. Two men without criminal anteced...
By Bhaskar Kumar in

Opinion  /  Published 29.07.20

Stay wild: Global Tiger Day

Sir — Today is celebrated as Global Tiger Day across countries, in order to raise awareness about the need to conserve tigers and protect their natural habitats. Since the 1970s, steps have been...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.20

Stop the hate against Rhea Chakraborty

Sir — The demise of Sushant Singh Rajput has led to a lot of debate on privilege and nepotism in Bollywood. However, there were instances in which the ire was taken beyond limits. One of the peo...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.19

Gendered crime is a comment on Indian society

Love can be painful. The Crime in India Report, 2017 published by the National Crime Records Bureau leaves no doubt about the tragic consequences of love. Although there are fewer murders overall, tho...
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