MARCH 2012

March 2012

Cover Story and Featured Stories

The violence of rape was responded to with more violence by the new Bangladeshi State, represented by liberators, Bengali men
Mukherjee P Guwahati

The biggest aberration is delay in the delivery of justice. Delays result in denial of justice to the common man. Former Chief Justice of India,
JS Verma, opens refreshing new windows on the conduct of Indian judiciary
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

Refusal of bail to those accused of serious offences has become the norm today, whereas it should be an exception. Sidhartth Luthra, senior counsel in the Supreme Court, talks to Hardnews...
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

The thousands dammed by DVC, still float in a zone of no hope

Aritra Bhattacharya Burdwan (West Bengal)

A festival of documentaries celebrates exciting new ways of telling stories
Aakshi Magazine Delhi

Exclusive: Face to Face with maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda
Purusottam Thakur (Somewhere in central Odisha)


The largest tree-growing fruit in the world thrives in sultry climes, but is barely celebrated in India, its country of origin
Ratna Raman Delhi

The busting of a deadly network of organized poaching in North India signals hope for the big cat
Akash Bisht Delhi

In Sujoy Ghosh's Kahaani, motherhood becomes the plot premise of a Hitchcockian thriller
Sonali Ghosh Sen Kolkata

From gramophone to cassettes to CDs, the joy of 'filmi geet' has endured, and every generation has its own film song moment
Sonali Ghosh Sen Kolkata 

A Nawab with a passion for guns and no love lost for tigers. Why did the forest department even think of seeking this man's help?
Akash Bisht Delhi