It’s time for a new narrative and idiom to break the logjam. A Kashmir Roundtable finds early signs of meeting points that may open new roads.
Rumours gone viral expose a deeply diseased side of society—fearful, xenophobic, murderous
The Narmada waters politics and industry while farmers and fishermen suffer in Gujarat
Amit Shah hatches a few plans to break into Bengal
Kamal Haasan is trying to be a new force in Tamil Nadu, combining his intellect, popularity and charisma in an attempt to change the political culture of a state hit by waves of corruption and larger-than-life leaders.
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A confession in church allegedly resulted in a Kerala woman being sexually exploited for years by priests
Decoding the unprecedented buzz around Amarnath Yatra 2018
Piqued by DMK protests against his ‘overreach’, the TN governor dusts off a weapon from the IPC arsenal
How Kerala is bracing World Cup; why native fish have disappeared in Manipur; how a village fell into a bureaucratic black hole; Read all the juicy gossips here...
The Thoothukudi tragedy was reported through routine, cynical obscenities. Pollution is normal, while protests pollute the body politic.
About 11,000 trees had already been cut—fallen soldiers in a grim battle with ‘development’—before the Delhi High Court moved in with a last-minute stay on June 25.
The bureaucracy needs private-sector culture more than private-sector honchos
The Una Road To Buddha: "The Una attack in 2016 was the last straw," says a Dalit whose 15-year-old son was killed in police firing in Thangadh town in 2012.
BJP and RSS leaders thrashed out their 2019 poll strategy in a recent meeting
For 51-year-old Sonam Wangchuk—one of India’s most famous innovators—it’s now his life’s mission to find answers to the challenges faced by the native younger generation in Ladakh.
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