The selectors messed it up: the Delhi cricketer should have been told he was being omitted so that he could have played a farewell match in his home town
Sandeep Kumar Delhi 

Every 18 minutes, a Dalit is brutalised in India. Yet, across political parties and civil society, their pleadings for justice have brought no succour 
Ashok Das Delhi

India is being brutalised by intolerance and the State is dismissive of it
Ratna Raman Delhi 

The Kejriwal government’s probe into long-alleged financial irregularities in the DDCA could finally clean up the organisation’s Augean stables
Akshay Sharma Delhi 

India is showing a worrying trend to take the same path of religious exclusivism as Pakistan did – and suffered the consequences
Raza Rumi Ithaca

Hardnews met with Secretary Varghese to hear his views on Islamic State, gangster Chhota Rajan and the Adani Group’s investments in Australia.  Excerpts
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi  

The climate of intolerance that has taken hold of the country cannot be controlled by reduction in carbon emissions, but it can surely be tempered if the leader in Modi, who can sway the masses with his speeches, makes up his mind
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

In Titli, Kanu Behl adds gritty realism to the craft he learned under Dibakar Banerjee
Sonali Ghosh Sen Delhi

The state is not as communally polarised as neighbouring UP and Bihari sub-nationalism had a stronger pull than religious issues in the polls
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi 

The Bihar elections have helped to revive the Congress party, but only as a minor partner
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

What did the pollsters expect by creating a phantasmagoria of a BJP win?
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

Why the improved World Bank ranking is not the real story while the Moody’s Analytics report is
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi 

Moscow has worked to regain political will and military capability and its role in Syria has put it at centrestage alongside the US in the oil-rich region
Lt Gen Rameshwar Yadav Delhi

Our October Issue called the elections first, our cover story detailed how the Gathbandhan would reclaim the state. Here is a quick look at the main reasons that led to the defeat of the BJP in Bihar and the landslide victory of the unlikely, Grand Alliance
Hardnews Bureau, Delhi

Abeer Kapoor Delhi

The elections in Bihar are nearing their close. KC Tyagi, Member of Parliament, Janata Dal (United), speaks to Hardnews about the prospects of the Grand Alliance in the ongoing Bihar elections
Abeer Kapoor Delhi

The cry for justice that blew up into a conflagration on August 31 was a call to all of us: it behoves us to join the tribals in their struggle
Sam G Ngaihte London

The Rohingyas are among the most persecuted people in the world. In India,they are viewed with suspicion and their close association with the Tablighi Jama’at fuels fears of radicalisation
Sadiq Naqvi & Abeer Kapoor Mewat 

Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

Exim Bank of India’s Lines of Credit (LOCs) are boosting India’s international trade and project exports.

Sanjay Kapoor  Delhi 

In Seemanchal, one of the most backward regions in Bihar, it is the Muslim vote that holds the majority and all others follow them
Abeer Kapoor Kishanganj 

As voting begins in the state to elect a new government, caste alliances are driving elections under the catch-all phrase of ‘development’. In a ground report, Hardnews travelled through the state to understand which way the wind is blowing
Abeer Kapoor Delhi 

Talvar is a searching, probing and profoundly disturbing film about one of the most sensational crimes of our times but is far from melodrama; it is a cold, hard look at reality
Sonali Ghosh Sen Delhi

Application-based cab aggregators have disrupted old business models. Hiring drivers was once the preserve of old taxi stands who relied on various forms of kinship such as regionalism and caste
Abeer Kapoor Delhi

Hardnews takes a hard look at the Aarushi Talwar and Hemraj murder case investigations
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi 

Incidents of violence targetting the minorities have become routine in the last 16 months. Prime Minister Modi’s government has done little to shun the belief that the culprits don’t enjoy its patronage 
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

The author, Turkey’s ambassdor to India, Dr Burak Akcapar, revisits India’s medical mission to Turkey 

In this conversation with Hardnews, Paul Wallace discusses the BJP under Modi and the future of Indian politics 
Abeer Kapoor & Sadiq Naqvi Delhi 

UPPCL is obligated by law to allow consumers to buy power from open market
Noor Mohammad Delhi

The new tide of militancy is attributable to the absent India-Pakistan dialogue process and is also a fallout of the 2010 civil uprising
Asem Mohiuddin Srinagar

How a ‘neutral’ Internet made a musician out of a young Naezy
Abeer Kapoor Delhi 

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