Dr Payal Tadvi was allegedly harassed by her seniors at Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai. From Jalgaon district, she would have been the first specialist, a post-graduate doctor from the Tadvi Muslim Bhil community
The passing away of the 52nd Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin in 2014 triggered a succession battle and protracted court cases. Burhanuddin's son Saifuddin and half-brother Qutbuddin have split the prosperous Dawoodi Bohra community
From BMC's proposal to convert at least 10 old BEST buses into mobile loos to an Arunachal lawmaker accused of casting a voodoo spell on voters, read this and much more in this week's The Subcontinental Menu.
Devika was one of the few teenage witnesses whose testimonies led to Kasab’s conviction and ultimately his execution. But being victims and witnesses of the 26/11 terrorist attacks carried a strange stigma for the family.
The 26/11 frame is an apt one to survey and take stock of India’s readiness and/or vulnerabilities today. Sheer shock and awe ensured it was a day of reckoning for India’s internal security apparatus: its strengths and weaknesses were on public display.
A year after Gauri Lankesh's murder, the trail of a network of radical Hindu right-wing operatives that investigators in Karnataka have been piecing together now appears to be widening, and their paths criss-crossing.
Why members of India's archery squad are required to visit crematoria at night to Bombay High Court's 'Baywatch' reference on need to adopt modern means. Read this and much more in this week's The Subcontinental Menu.
Maratha organisations repeatedly stressing they called for a “peaceful protest” amidst all the reports of violence is an astute line to take; it paints the morcha leadership in a ‘civic’ colour, while the tide of the mass of Marathas protesting can be left to take its own course—of exhibiting to the administration its nuisance value.
The BJP-led Maharashtra government launched Manodhairya Yojana with much fanfare and made it its showcase initiative, offering a compensation of Rs 3 lakh to rape and acid-attack survivors, to be given in instalments.