Maharashtra

Maharashtra witnesses groundswell of farmer protests

Debasrita Chakraborty

As the country celebrated its 70th Independence Day, debt-ridden farmers in Maharashtra took to the streets to protest against the delay in rolling out the farm loan waiver scheme and refused to allow ministers to hoist flags
Debasrita Chakraborty Delhi

Tribal Education: The Rigidity of the Written Word

Hardnews Bureau

Efforts by the Maharashtra government to tackle language based exclusion are commendable but they are only one part of the solution
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

VIEWPOINT: When Martyrs become Traitors

According to the NIA, the ATS probe led by Hemant Karkare had 'planted' evidence. This is a defamatory allegation that seeks to sully the name of Karkare posthumously
Faraz Ahmad Delhi

IPL: Circus, and the Controversy

The Indian Premier League finds itself in a soup once again, this time because of the water crisis
Sandeep Kumar Delhi 

Maharashtra: Parched, thirsty and Dying

The drought now covers 28,662 of Maharashtra’s 43,000 villages. That’s a whopping 66 per cent of the rural population. And yet the state government seems utterly clueless and insensitive
Aritra Bhattacharya Mumbai 

A Murder Most Foul

For the first time in Maharashtra, 10 police personnel have been charged with the horrific custodial death of 25-year-old Agnelo Valdaris
Souzeina S Mushtaq Delhi 

It’s the sea route, stupid!

What happens if another ten come from the same sea route and create mayhem, even while we protect the Taj as if nothing else matters?

Adult franchise not universal

Three fringe communities in Mumbai remain excluded from the voters’ list. They cannot participate in the elections of the world’s largest democracy Gajanan Khergamker Mumbai

The Gaze within

Since the days of en masse voting are over and the Muslim vote-bank is a misnomer..... Prabhat Sharan Mumbai

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