The botched-up sterilisation camp held in Chhattisgarh that claimed the lives of 13 women reveals the price the marginalised pay under a flawed policy 
Lily Tekseng Delhi 

A Partition Diary

Jyoti Gulab Delhi 

Cyberspace has yielded a novel way for the citizenry to hold politicians accountable for their contradictory stances and failed promises
Shazia Nigar Delhi 

Why are Indian intelligence agencies allowed to run like a cabal, when their counterparts abroad follow the basic statutes for transparency?
Shazia Nigar Delhi 

Gopalkrishna Gandhi speech on the occasion of the University of Edinburgh’s celebration of India Day

India’s favourite cricket stadium evokes the grandest sentiments from players and spectators, but the lore of Eden Gardens goes back to the times of the English settlers
Partha Mukherjee Kolkata

The business community is gripped with terror after the murder of three Sikh shopkeepers in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province
Arshad Yusufzai Karachi  

Vishal Bhardwaj’s third instalment of his Shakespeare-influenced trilogy is a stunning cinematic story but suffers from hazy political vision
Sonali Ghosh Sen Kolkata 

The absolute opacity around India’s secret service and intelligence agencies has allowed for serious security lapses and a sinister misuse of power, sometimes at the cost of national security
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi 

MLA of Trilokpuri Raju Dhingan tells Hardnews the events that led to a confrontation between two groups
Asad Ashraf Delhi 

The arc of violence in Trilokpuri reveals the role of rumours and outsiders in unsettling the peace in this locality
Asad Ashraf Delhi 

Merely hanging in there for five more years under dynasty rule will not allow the Congress to return to power, as the challenge to the core values of the party is far more serious
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

Our first PM’s vision for India remains significant in neo-communalist times
Harish Khare Delhi 

Trilokpuri returns as the arena of hate and bloodshed, 30 years after the 1984 riots engulfed Delhi from here
Amit Sengupta Delhi

Exclusive excerpts from the book, Kafkaland: Prejudice, Law and Counterterrorism in India by Manisha Sethi

Floods in Kashmir could have been managed better if there was a reliable early warning system
Himanshu Upadhya Bengaluru

Analysts are pressed to divine meaning in the synchrony of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India with troop manoeuvres on the border 
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi 

Menstrual taboos have thwarted any healthy discussions around producing and disposing of sanitary napkins in an ecologically sound way
Lily Tekseng Delhi 

Why do waste-pickers continue to be a neglected lot, in spite of their vital contribution to keeping a city clean? 
PinkyChandran, KabirArora and Nalini Shekhar Bengaluru 

A decentralised system of segregating and disposing waste will go a long way in cleaning up our landfills
Pinky Chandran and Sandya Narayanan Bengaluru 

With the e-waste burden mounting, India still has no clue as to how to deal with this toxic dump
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

It is time for democracy to hear its future
Manash Bhattacharjee Delhi 

The conversation about the relationship between caste and sanitation, therefore, must also encompass new ways of segregation and exploitation that is made possible by the primarily upper caste/middle class-driven notions of development
Lily Tekseng Delhi 

The ill effects of the almost institutional practice of open-air defecation can no longer be ignored, and to clean up the government might have to dirty its hands 
Lily Tekseng Delhi

In spite of its supposedly excellent green cover, the air in Delhi has become the dirtiest in the world
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

The Prime Minister envisions a ‘Clean India’. Will it just remain an ambitious dream or can Modi deliver?
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

In his first trip to the United States as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi gives little away
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

Released by Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association 

Post the riots, there is a need for the articulation of the trauma of the survivors or we will risk the social death of a segregated community
Ghazala Jamil Delhi 

A poorly scripted TV serial would not have provided the Pakistani nation with more intrigue, drama, fireworks and sizzle than the events of the last few weeks
Rehana Hakim Karachi

Face to Face: Tanweer Fazal, Associate Professor, JNU
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

Jayant Chaudhary, General Secretary of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and grandson of the late former PM Charan Singh, talks about the current upheavals in Jat politics in Western Uttar Pradesh
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

Face to Face: Dr Hans Raj Bhardwaj, former Governor and law minister
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

Face to Face: Burak Akcapar, Turkish Ambassador to India
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

With the CBI investigation, more skeletons are tumbling from the TMC’s closet than the party or its leader can handle
Hardnews Bureau Delhi