Bulldozers are power to some, but crush the lives of many others
A 15-year-old Mumbai slum-dweller describes life after his house was razed during a demolition drive
The slums of Vikaspuri, on the far western outskirts of the National capital, are witnessing a silent revolution -- girls are making the football talk
A new book examines the popular 20th-century perceptions as documented in Hindi novels of four authors who were also political activists, and interprets their retellings of history through the radical lens of literary representations
Sudarshan Shetty’s immersive art installation Age of Love throws up various theories and queries about love
Gujarat Congress MLA Jignesh Mevani recounts those ‘nine days’ when he was arrested twice by Assam Police
The recent demolition drives in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh were ‘acts of malice’ by an insensitive administration
The issue is not of ‘land jihad’ or Hindus versus Muslims, but between the tribal community with no power and influence and the administration that prostrates before the powerful and the influential
When the Constitution and every law in it insists on due process, even for a murderer, can bulldozers and excavators be used to teach a lesson to someone the ruler deems an offender?
Judges calling slum dwellers ‘encroachers’ goes against constitutional human rights and indicates the sorry state of the poor
Successive BJP and Congress governments have been accused of razing temples in Rajgarh, leading to a political slugfest between the parties
The monster machine is now being deployed to construct the perception of a tough leader, an urban legend, which gets intensified with monikers like Bulldozer Baba and Bulldozer Mama.
For the last 40 years, Delhiites would have heard now and then that the tony Sainik Farms with heated swimming pools and mini golf courses—where top politicians, bureaucrats and industrialists spend their weekends—will be razed soon
Urdu publishing stares at a bleak present—of poor quality paper, printing, binding, packaging and no marketing. But most of all, it craves for readers.
Legislating social security for migrant labourers is essential, but for these to be helpful, State and society need to develop a migrant-friendly attitude
Bulldozers are ramming through the vibrant and rich architectural heritage of the city, which was at the centre of international trade during the 17th century.
Legal experts say politically motivated demolition drives threaten rule of law and principles of natural justice
How Mumbai has become the city of demolitions and redevelopment projects that never take off