The people who have lived in this very 'Baba ki Nagri' have lost their roots. Earthly forces have denied them permission to stay close to the divine.
Even though the Adina mosque has been in the crosshairs of Hindutva activists of late, there is very little evidence to suggest that any temple existed there...
If Hindus and Muslims accept the historical facts of Gyanvapi with an open mind, this issue can be resolved amicably, and serve as a model for other disputed...
The past, present and future of ASI is invariably linked to the shifting political ideologies in the country
Gyanvapi Mosque-Kashi Viswanath Temple Dispute: Kashi is where fact, faith and fiction come together to form a unique tapestry of text, subtext and context.
As the campaign to remove the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi gains momentum, another Ayodhya looms large over India.
The violent colonial past of Goa has resurfaced as a clash of ideology as the Hindu right-wing seeks to undo the wrongs of the Portuguese military and Catholic...
While some ruling BJP leaders demand that the Places of Worship Act, 1991 be repealed, legal experts describe it as a weak law with ambiguous clauses
The wounds of history may heal if Muslims return Krishna Janmabhoomi and Kashi Vishwanath. It may open the doors to lasting amity between the two communities.
A maze of ‘shell’ trusts and other bodies—some registered, some not—have been legally contesting the claims on the land on which Mathura’s Shahi...
Heatwave-driven mental health disorders and farmer suicides are steeply on the rise but authorities are yet to take concrete steps
The warning signs are flashing for all to see. But no one is bothered. Not the people, nor the polity.
Forget escaping to Shimla or Manali in summers. The heatwave has hit Himachal Pradesh with extreme weather events and water scarcity
India has no policy for rehabilitating climate refugees even as the people living along coastal West Bengal and Odisha are exposed to greater vulnerability
Farmers are waking up to the threat of extreme heatwaves across India. Are our policymakers listening?
While the heatwave in Vidarbha has claimed 25 lives this year—the highest in seven years—the poor and homeless continue to suffer its ill-effects
The marginalised and poor communities are at a greater risk of deadly heatwaves, disastrous floods and devastating cyclones
A brutal heatwave that has exacerbated India’s power crisis is threatening to short-circuit New Delhi’s COP26 commitments
An Adivasi woman writes about life in Maharashtra’s hottest area
Outlook photographers tell the brutal story of heatwave through the sufferings of people
Kavita Ezekiel Mendonca was an instructor of english, french and spanish before debuting as a poet in 1989
A 15-year-old Mumbai slum-dweller describes life after his house was razed during a demolition drive
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...