China escalates maritime tensions once again in the South China Sea
Melissa Cyrill Delhi

Superstition is central to the Indian imagination and any concerted opposition to it pales in comparison to the sway it holds over the populace
Abeer Kapoor Delhi

Shubhda Choudhary Delhi

The public sphere has become vitiated as trolling plumbs new depths with each passing day. Is it planned, is it organic? Hardnews investigates
Mukesh Rawat Delhi 

Chittorgarh investigation provides a peep into a nation wide network of skull stealers from muslim graveyards that not just feeds tantric rituals, but also provide reasons for communal conflagration
Abeer Kapoor Delhi

Twenty years after he was murdered, the family of journalist and activist Parag Kumar Das is yet to receive justice or a semblance of closure
Angshuman Choudhury Guwahati 

With the cancellation of the Samajwadi Party’s merger with the Quami Ekta Dal, the tussle for control between Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle, Shivpal Yadav, comes to the fore yet again in the lead-up to the 2017 Assembly polls
Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow 

Abeer Kapoor Delhi

Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Misbah Khan Delhi

Two marriages. Two patients. Two spaces. Four lives in the balance
Sonali Ghosh Sen Delhi 

Positioned at the intersection of various debates, Udta Punjab may be judged for the precedent it has set rather than the film it is, but that is no reason to complain
Dhruba Basu Delhi 

Hardnews has been reporting on the crucial issues that lie at the core of the Kashmir question for years. From the archives:

In an interview with Hardnews, Dr Sujata Ashwarya, a prominent academic and noted expert on the Middle East, talks about the various implications of Iran’s rehabilitation in the international pecking order and the long-term consequences of the Chabahar deal between India and Iran
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

Ignored by all and sundry, the Chin refugees from Myanmar live lives of untold suffering and alienation here
Tripti Nath Delhi 

Perhaps for the umpteenth time, the chatter about Priyanka Gandhi taking over as the lead campaigner of the Congress is reaching a crescendo.

Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Amidst the turmoil of Brexit, sports took center stage in Europe over the weekend, with established champions in football, tennis and Formula One cementing their statuses  
Sandeep Kumar Delhi

The world is reeling from the effects of Britain’s vote to leave the EU, but India may be able to take advantage of the situation
Dhruba Basu Delhi 

The Modi government’s efforts to cobble together a consensus for entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group were characterised by oversight, bluster and blind faith in the outgoing American president, and demonising China is not the solution
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

Gareth Bales reveres his Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, but it is the Welshman who has looked more convincing in the Euro Cup so far - who will dominate when Wales and Portugal meet at Lyon in the first semifinal? 
Sandeep Kumar Delhi

After four matches that did not stray far from expectations, Iceland’s dream run comes to an end and Portugal, Germany, Wales and France are through to the semifinals
Sandeep Kumar Delhi

The cut-offs in Delhi University continue to rise unabated
Misbah Khan and Simran Chugh Delhi

The condition of widows in India is tragic and hardly finds a place in the gender discourse. What does their future hold?
Devika Sharma Delhi

Editorial Hardnews Bureau 

Tanmay Delhi 

It’s a story which repeats itself year after year. Purebred dogs are bought thoughtlessly and then abandoned when they are no longer convenient
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi 

It’s a story which repeats itself year after year. Purebred dogs are bought thoughtlessly and then abandoned when they are no longer convenient
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi 

The intimate memoir narrates the experiences of a woman who strove to break out of the stereotypical roles imposed by society
Sebati Iyengar Delhi 

The unregulated influx of tourism in Uttarakhand every year imposes heavy burden on the limited resource
Mukesh Rawat Delhi

Prejudice and xenophobia are rampant in India
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

A country gets the comedians it deserves
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi 

James Wan conjures yet another creepy movie which compulsively plays on your nerves
Devika Sharma Delhi

Two years after assuming power, the Modi government is yet to fulfil some of its key promises. Is it time for the janta maaf nahin karegi memes to make a comeback?
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi 

India’s Chabahar pact with Iran is historic, but it must not take it for granted
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

HBO’s Game of Thrones has trod a fine line on the question of gender, often falling into age-old traps while undermining masculinity, but Season 6 gets some things right
Dhruba Basu Delhi

The ruling regime’s obsessive campaign to erase Nehru’s legacy is a violation of the essence of the Indian Constitution and is bound to boomerang
SN Sahu Delhi