China's manoeuvring in the East China Sea has gone unnoticed by both India and USA
Shubhda Chaudhary Delhi

The provisions of the Surrogacy Bill 2016 will only lead to pushing the commercial surrogacy underground with surrogates becoming vulnerable to exploitation
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

While Delhi sees new cases of Chikungunya surfacing, the dengue outbreak continues unabated with the authorities concerned washing their hands off the matter altogether
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has managed to carve a new road for healthcare in India, its ambitious mohalla clinic initiative is making noise globally as an alternative to deteriorating primary healthcare facilities, being much more affordable and easily accessible
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

The rift between the first family of Uttar Pradesh politics is out in the open with uncle and nephew firmly and squarely at loggerheads
Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow

That is the unhappy progression of the Bihar Liquor Policy, with the new provisions being sought to be added by the zealous Mahagathbandhan
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

What if you could go back in time and not watch a movie? What if you could get those two and a half hours back?
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi  

It would be foolish to deny the benefits of the landmark legislation for the business community and in terms of administrative streamlining, but more foolish still is the notion that it is going to radically change India’s growth story
Dhruba Basu Delhi 

It would be foolish to deny the benefits of the landmark legislation for the business community and in terms of administrative streamlining, but more foolish still is the notion that it is going to radically change India’s growth story
Dhruba Basu Delhi 

The Azadi Kooch that culminated in Una on August 15 was an event of immense proportions, but, in an act of omission characteristic of the Indian media, got no mileage from our news channels
Sukumar Muralidharan Delhi 

Farmers in the land of five rivers are taking to the highways to bring attention to the rot in the agrarian sector. Will the state machinery continue to react with force or will they listen?
Abeer Kapoor Delhi 

The iphone 7 is another expensive toy from the Apple stable aimed at people who do not care too much about price tags
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

How does Rodrigo Duterte, President of the Philippines, get away with abusing world leaders and expressing the desire to rape a woman? There are no easy answers, and that is what makes his enduring popularity so fascinating
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Rivalries, sex scandals and desertions are taking a heavy toll on the Aam Aadmi Party, which, in its second year of government, seems to have lost its way
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi 

Ace against Odds’ is your typical sports biography which is hell-bent on putting its subject on a pedestal rather than telling the real story, warts and all 
Sandeep Kumar Delhi 

In ‘Kabuko the Djinn’, novelist Hamraz Ahsan convinces us that the elements of magical realism continue to find a home in Pakistan
Sebati Iyengar Mumbai

With a gamut of food delivery apps flooding the market, Swiggy emerges as the disputed king of food delivery
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi  

In one of the most hotly contested student elections in recent times the focus shifts away from student issues to ideological contestations
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

The lack of normalcy after curfew ended shows that the militants’ diktat rules, and Delhi’s only option is to engage the populace
Maya Mirchandani Srinagar 

Interviews with soldiers who survived the siege of Fallujah reveal the immense human cost that the battle extracted
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

Mushtaq Ahmad, father of 14-year-old Insha, who was hit by pellets in Shopian, has been by his daughter's side in the capital for a month, but she might never be able to see again
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Modi and his hawkish stance on Balochistan could have a butterfly effect on the subcontinent
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

In a conversation with Hardnews Prakul Kumar the Secretary General of National Restaurant Association of India talks about the impact of food tech on the restaurant business and the synergies which lie ahead
Abeer Kapoor Delhi

How does AAP govern? By dismissing ministers for alleged sex tapes and firing employees who watch movies at work. It’s a good governance model
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Saeed Naqvi has taken on many world leaders in his long and successful journalistic career, but in his new book, he targets something far bigger: the betrayal that is the Indian state
Dhruba Basu Delhi

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