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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 in

India  /  Published 11.12.19

Persecution ‘hole’ in bill fuels theories

The draft of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that was circulated among MPs shows a “discrepancy” that had not been conclusively addressed even after the piece of legislation was passed in the Raj...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.02.19

Smoke on Waters: The horrors of Marichjhnapi

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By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

World  /  Published 26.12.18

British aid for hunted Christians

Britain appears to be heading towards a possible clash with Narendra Modi’s government if it seeks to speak up for an estimated 215m persecuted Christians in countries around the world, including In...
By Amit Roy in London

North East  /  Published 19.12.19

43 held for Dibrugarh violence

Dibrugarh police have arrested 43 people for vandalism and violence during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests in chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s home district in Upper Assam. Talking ...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

Why people hate religion

You don’t hear much about Sister Norma Pimentel in the secular press. She’s not a wacko, a hypocrite, a sexual predator or a political operative. Her life’s work, she says, is guided by seeing ...
By Timothy Egan / New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 14.01.19

We must resist the need for segregation

How does prejudice work? In order to count the ways, two recent, and separate, incidents — one in Delhi, the other in Panaji, Goa — must be recalled, in which two young Muslim women slated to appe...
By The Editorial Board in

People  /  Published 29.12.18

Feels as if we can no longer live in this country

We are in the Dasguptas’ apartment in south Calcutta. The 75-year-old has just returned from an evening walk with his wife Sohini, who has been his assistant director in the last few films. The apar...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

World  /  Published 28.12.18

Poet fears for his people as China 'Sinicizes' religion

Cui Haoxin is too young to remember the days of his people's oppression under Mao Zedong.The 39-year-old poet was born after the Cultural Revolution of 1966-76, when the Hui — China's second-largest...
By AP in Jinan

India  /  Published 24.12.18

Beer bottle attack on worshippers in church

Beer bottles were smashed on the heads of churchgoers who formed a ring around the rest of the congregation to protect them from an armed group that had barged into a church in Maharashtra two days be...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai


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