India

‘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 Sublime Object of Racism

The very reluctance to frame the attacks on people from the Northeast in racist terms is a symptom of the culpability of those who indulge in garden-variety racism themselves
Lily Tekseng Delhi 

A STATUE PUT TO SHAME

Rupa Gulab

Hello, there’s a statue in our budget!

Riot-starters as regime changers

There are some striking parallels between the happenings in Syria and those taking place in riot-infested Western Uttar Pradesh
Sanjay Kapoor 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 

New JJ Bill is Against Child Rights

New Juvenile Justice Bill will not improve public safety

‘Focus Africa Programme, which is the precursor of IAFS, was initiated by BJP in 2002’

Former education minister of Ethiopia, and one of the most articulate members of Delhi’s diplomatic community, Gennet Zewide shares her views with Hardnews on how traditional ties between her country and India could be strengthened
Sadiq Naqvi New Delhi 

Face to Face: Harish Rawat, Chief Minister Uttarakhand

If tomorrow Modiji decides to offer us 5,000 MW of power free of cost, I will be the first man to call off all the dams’
Sadiq Naqvi Dehradun

The Floods Still Haunt

Exactly a year after the Uttarakhand tragedy that claimed thousands, Hardnews revisits the devastated areas to survey the lives of those who were irredeemably affected
Sadiq Naqvi Ukhimath/Joshimath/Kedar Valley/Dehradun

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