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The Worst Job in the World

The latest Socio-Economic Caste Census data released in July last year reveals that 1.8 lakh households are engaged in manual scavenging across India. It’s time this statistic changed
Akshay Sharma Delhi 

Where is the Dalit music?

We heard Dub Sharma, Sylvie and the songs of resistance as the ‘Jai Bhim- Lal Salaam’ movement picked up momentum, but the music of the Dalits was conspicuous by its absence.

TADA is dead, will Memon live?

Why must Yakub hang? There is little evidence of his direct involvement in the blasts
Manisha Sethi Delhi 

Budget: Secret subsidy to the rich

Devinder Sharma Chandigarh 

Will CBI Director, Ranjit Sinha, go without a fight?

Supreme Court's tough observations about CBI boss's list of unsavory visitors could damage the probe agency and trigger a major political crisis
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

Whose Iron Ore is it anyway?

The irony is that it is this low cost of iron ore extracted from their Adivasi homeland mines that enables steelmakers not only to be among the most profitable companies in India, but also gives it the financial muscle to make huge overseas acquisitions
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi

‘The CBI would have information on corruption in the ministry,and likewise the ministry on the CBI. It’s a classic case for mutual blackmail’

Noted Supreme Court lawyer and Aam Aadmi Party council member Prashant Bhushan remains sceptical of the CBI’s independent functioning under the new government. Excerpts from the interview
Sadiq Naqvi New Delhi 

The Taming of the Sleuths

In spite of corralling evidence against the accused in high-profile cases, the CBI seems reluctant to file charges. Can it wrest control from its political masters?
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi 

Aircel Maxis case takes a new turn

The permission granted by the new Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to the CBI to file a chargesheet against the Maran brothers in the Aircel/Maxis case could trigger a legal storm
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

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