How UP police’s caste insensitivity forced a Dalit family to strip in the middle of the market

We talk to both parties and try getting to the bottom of what happened in Dankaur on October 7.

posted by Arunabh Saikia|October 12, 2015   in Featured|3 comments


Will the Modi-Merkel duo weave some magic into an erratic Indo-German relationship?

The two might have more in common than you’d imagine

posted by NL Team|October 6, 2015   in Articles|one comment


Aarushi was rich people’s daughter, that’s why her death received more attention: Hemraj’s wife Khumkala

The wife of the murdered domestic help says she finds it hard to make ends meet.

posted by Deepak Adhikari|October 5, 2015   in Articles|4 comments


The 3rd India-Africa summit will begin this month. What is the mega-event all about?

The summit will enable consultations between the heads of government of 54 African nations and the Indian government.

posted by Abhishek Choudhary|October 5, 2015   in Governance|one comment


Mid-Day rejects a gay matrimonial ad: What explains its U-Turn on LGBT rights?

The paper, it seems, thinks it was a mistake to publish Harish Iyer’s ad.

posted by Vikram Johri|September 29, 2015   in Articles|4 comments


Marathi film Court, India’s official entry at Oscars, is not your usual courtroom drama

It’s a matter of great pride that a film of such brilliance will represent us on a global stage.

posted by Rajan Laad|September 25, 2015   in Life|7 comments


Is the Draft National Encryption Policy really all that evil?

Not only is it justified that India seeks to tighten her leash on companies and private firms spying on political targets, it is overdue.

posted by Siddharthya Swapan Roy|September 22, 2015   in Governance|11 comments


Blood tests and skin scraping of Indian citizens for DNA profiling

With blood tests and skin scraping for DNA profiling, does the government have systems and laws that prevent misuse?

posted by Siddharthya Swapan Roy|September 11, 2015   in Governance|12 comments

Bihar elections: The battle of pre-poll clichés is on

Neither ‘Swabhiman’ nor ‘Parivartan’ captures Bihar’s realities.

posted by Abhishek Choudhary|September 11, 2015   in Governance|2 comments


Why DUSU elections are just another ‘democratic’ exercise in the country

It’s all about caste considerations and big money.

posted by Arunabh Saikia|September 10, 2015   in Articles|4 comments

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