India

Why India needs more half-way homes for the mentally ill

Shalini Sharma

As the gaze of the world shifts to the status of mental healthcare, Hardnews visits the only State-run half-way home in Delhi and looks at the status of treated mental patients across India

A Prison Inside the Mind

Madhurima Dhanuka

More than 5,000 people with mental illness are currently imprisoned across India and despite the law’s corrective measures, little has been implemented

Madhurima Dhanuka

The Pill and the Mind

Alok Bajpai

India’s doctors increasingly use pharmacological solutions to treat mental health issues, but that may be leading us down the wrong path

Dr Alok Bajpai Kanpur

No Notebandi for the BJP in Gujarat, Himachal Campaign

Hardnews Bureau
Steering clear of the repercussions of demonetisation, the BJP in Gujarat and Himachal are planning to keep it out of the agenda
Hardnews Bureau

Senas to Protest Against 'False Promises' Made by the Central Government

Hardnews Bureau
The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and the Shiv Sena have promised to take to the streets to protest against the false promises made by the National Democratic Alliance
Hardnews Bureau

The curious case of Monika Ghurde

Hardnews Bureau

A year after a 39-year-old perfumer was found murdered in her flat in Goa, there are several questions about the official version of the crime that have been left unanswered. What has further raised the possibility of the version being a cover-up is the fierce secrecy pervading Ghurde’s social circles. Will justice prevail?

Hardnews Bureau

Not only rains, Mumbai should be blamed for its floods

Hardnews Bureau

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

India-Japan-China: Strategic Goals and Partnerships

India needs partners who can put money where their mouths are. For now only China and Japan can provide the economic partnerships India needs
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi

Right to privacy: A Stop sign?

Hardnews Bureau

The Supreme Court’s verdict upholds the citizen’s right, but how the government and its Aadhaar project respond is to be seen
Mohammed Afeef Bengaluru

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