Hubris and lack of foresight are to blame for the estranged relationship between India and Nepal
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

Hardnews Bureau Lucknow

 

The sentencing of writer and dastangoi performer Mahmood Farooqui on charges of rape has raised many issues about the new law and the manner in which it is encouraging carceral feminism. Author, academician and activist Manisha Sethi has serious views on this judgement. We are publishing her article for readers who are keen to engage more with this complex, but important issue-Editor
Manisha Sethi Delhi 

Former Home Secretary Madhav Godbole’s new book, Secularism: India at a Crossroads, launched at the Uprashtrapati Bhavan with expressions of unease at religious trends in the country
Dhruba Basu Delhi 

Is optimism in the future of revolutionary change misplaced in a region torn apart by war and a society where patriarchy has been so entrenched?  Part 6 

Rojava is a fast moving, dynamic place where things change by the minute. What are the material conditions which support this woman-centred revolution ? Part 5 of 50.50's series. Witnessing the revolution in Rojava, northern Syria.

Rojava's battle with ISIS stronghold  Raqqa is not simply a military one, but an ideological one in which the position of women could not be more polarised. Part 4.

Following the public rebuke from the Prime Minister, gaurakshaks have started distancing themselves from the BJP. They now stand in opposition to the leader they once hailed 
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Beautifully shot, subtly structured and powerfully evocative, Chauthi Koot is yet another mature film that proves the parallel cinema aesthetic is still alive and kicking in India
Dhruba Basu Delhi

Hardnews Bureau Delhi

The brazen levelling of the Yamuna floodplains for the World Culture Festival has caused possibly irrevocable damage to the ecosystem of the plains according to the seven-member expert committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT). Hardnews had reported on this issue extensively in March and had predicted that extensive environmental damage could occur due to the festival
 Hardnews Bureau Delhi

A pretentious and muddled story about rebels without a pause or a cause. There is not much weed here either
Sonali Ghosh Sen Delhi

In an interview with Hardnews, Sanjeev Bikhchandani of Naukri.com talks about the startup ecosystem in India. He also offers some interesting insights and prospects of the digital industry
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

With suspension of 11 SHOs in Bihar, the government is facing another controversy in its quest for implementing prohibition
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Sehyr Mirza Lahore

Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

Is the slump in the startup scene a downward spiral or is it just another business cycle?
Abeer Kapoor Delhi 

Too many villains spoil the broth in ‘Suicide Squad’ and make it inedible
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Rivaldo’s warning rings true as brazen instances of criminal violence beset Rio amidst Olympics hoopla
Sandeep Kumar Delhi 

Shrinivasrao S. Sohoni Delhi

Despite the fact that India is sending its biggest ever Olympic contingent to the Rio Olympics, the truth is that India’s chances remain bleak
Sandeep Kumar Delhi

The 2017 elections in Punjab bring tough times for the incumbent Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combine
Jagrup S Sekhon Amritsar 

Nagma Parveen, a Lucknow student, first saw the acronym RTI mentioned in a newspaper. She did not know what it meant.

One of the major sites of collateral damage in the unending war on terror has been the media landscape.

In an interview with Hardnews, Anand Teltumbde talks about the demolition of the Ambedkar Bhavan, the incident in Una, dual standards of the ruling party, the blatant discrimination against Dalits and how the caste system needs to be consigned to history’s dustbin
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Editorial: August 2016
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

In conversation with Hardnews, Iraq’s Ambassador to Delhi, Fakhri Hassan Al Issa explains that the days of Daesh are numbered and Iraq will win back Mosul before the year ends
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

No Animosity with Arvind Kejriwal says Jung, Sisodia raises questions on the need of an elected government in Delhi 
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi


HC declares LG the administrative head of Delhi, AAP heads to SC 
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

The Defence Exhibition being held inside the parliament raises the question: Is patriotism the exclusive preserve of our elected representatives?
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Zeeshan Khan’s travelogue has the potential to change not only the way we think about India, Pakistan and Iran, but also about history, travel, language and communities
Dhruba Basu Delhi 

The drug problem in Punjab that has taken the media by storm is a hydra-headed monster and, contrary to perceptions, very much born and raised in the country rather than across the border
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

Water logging cuts off Gurgaon from Jaipur, people left stranded 
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

There seems to be no respite for the leaders of Aam Aadmi Party as another leader is caught in the crosshairs of a government body
Shibu Kumar Tripathi

The hills of Uttarakhand remain a place where spirits abound and mysticism is the order of the day
Mukesh Rawat Delhi