'The police themselves are acting like investigator, judge and jury', says a woman rights activist on the police encounter of four rape-murder accused.
Senior Supreme Court lawyer Sanjay Hegde says the very idea of public lynching is 'unconstitutional' even according to the top court, adding the MPs don't realise the 'limits of parliamentary language'.
A group of concerned citizens write an open letter to the Delhi Chief Minister demanding that Somnath Bharti be removed from his position as Law Minister immediately
The disdain with which Anna Hazare was treated for his praise of Modi’s rural development work in Gujarat shows that many of the “civil society" lack even elementary norms of civility even towards their own leaders.
A quick analysis of the facts of the case and the judgement convicting Binayak Sen, Pijush Guha and Narayan Sanyal for rigorous life imprisonment
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.