Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Issue Date : 08 November 2021


Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Grief Turning To Anger As Families Of The Dead Seek Justice

Demand for a ‘fair probe’ in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence intensifies in farming community as people seek closure.


Fish Eye View: Hilsa Is Diplomacy Dipped In Mustard Sauce

Intertwined with West Bengal’s craze over the Padma Hilsa is the history and future of human migration into and from the Ganges Delta.


How Art Uplifts Journalism By Lending Soul To The Story

Art is a form of thinking. In a world where ‘fake news’ dismantles ‘facts’, art is another way to uphold the storytelling that is journalism’s soul.


The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Why Advertisements Have Always Been A Sensitive Issue In India

The recent targeting of promotional campaigns for allegedly hurting sentiments affects delivery of relevant social messages.


How Green Was The Valley: Bihari Workers Fleeing Kashmir Bemoan Loss Of Livelihood

Plight Of Migrant Workers: Economics forced them to leave Bihar. Now terror has made them flee Kashmir.


Shock And Woe: Killings Of Migrant Workers Leave Kashmir Without Its Cheap Work Force

Migrant workers from Bihar drive Kashmir’s construction and agriculture needs. Their exodus after the recent targeted killings will hurt the labour-hungry state.


SRK Diary | DU Professor Who Starred As Shah Rukh Khan's 'Love Interest' 30 Years Ago

Simran Chadha, an associate professor in Delhi University, recalls the time she acted with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in a Doordarshan teleserial.


Book Review: A Searing Tale Of Love, Loss And Longing

Anindita Ghose’s The Illuminated is an interwoven narrative between a mother and daughter’s experiences of loss, and an exploration of the different states of loneliness.


Kerala Art Exhibition Explores Hope And Despair In Post-Covid World

‘Lokame Tharavadu’ contemporary art exhibition showcases works of known and unknown faces.


Deras Of Punjab: Powerful Symbols Of Dalit Assertion

Dalits may be under-represented in mainstream politics, but in Punjab they have a rich tradition of religio-cultural assertion through the influential Deras.


Attacks On Hindus In Bangladesh A Blow To PM Sheikh Hasina’s Secular Credentials

The recent attacks on the minority Hindu community in Bangladesh expose the fault lines in India's neighbouring country.


Lalu Yadav’s Bihar Gambit Gives Poll Ammunition To RJD, Congress, BJP

Ailing ex-CM Lalu Yadav’s ‘insult’ of Congress leader Bhakta Charan Das turns into a row amid signs of realignment of foes and allies in Bihar.