The Opposition attacked the BJP governments both in the state and at the Centre, saying that they had failed to control the situation in Maharashtra.
Mumbai masterminds its floods with its uncontrolled craving for development—by converting floodplains, bottlenecking rivers and reclaiming several hectares of coastal areas
Dhwani Shah Mumbai
Floods cause devastation because we have destroyed nature’s system for absorbing excess rainfall. So, is nature disrupting our lives or are we disrupting the natural order?
Shalini Sharma Delhi
In the past decade, demands for reservation from upper caste communities have increased and the agitations led by them are symptomatic of the upper-class psyche finding its clout diminishing
Aditi Bhande, Harshada Kulkarni, Rohita Raju, Sampad Nandy and Vinay Sharma Mumbai
Over 900,000 Marathas took part in a mammoth protest, demanding reservation for the community; disrupting train and traffic services in a violence free protest in Mumbai
Hardnews Bureau Delhi
According to the NIA, the ATS probe led by Hemant Karkare had 'planted' evidence. This is a defamatory allegation that seeks to sully the name of Karkare posthumously
Faraz Ahmad Delhi
Here is a re-look at the kind of evidence that led to the conviction of all but one accused in the Mumbai suburban train blasts of 2006
Manisha Sethi Delhi
Why must Yakub hang? There is little evidence of his direct involvement in the blasts
Manisha Sethi Delhi
When The Indian Express reported that National Investigating Agency (NIA) officials told the Special Public Prosecutor in the Malegaon bomb blast case, Rohini Sailan, to quietly withdraw from the case, not many were really surprised. The report suggested that the agency official told Sailan that, after the new government took over in Delhi in 2014, there was little reason to pursue the case vigorously, as the political environment had changed.
How we react to, and report on, rape cases in India reveals that we are still beholden to the parochial structures that cause them in the first place
Lily Tekseng Delhi