On July 17, a scheduled Malaysian Airlines aircraft, MH 17, that took off from Amsterdam’s Schipol airport, was shot down over war-torn Ukraine. This was the second time in six months that an airline’s aircraft had met with such a tragedy. In March, another Malaysian aircraft, MH 370, disappeared into thin air. In spite of naval fleets from six countries scouring the Indian Ocean in what has become the largest and most expensive search mission in history, its wreckage remains to be found. But the disappearance ended up triggering a million conspiracy theories.
There are some striking parallels between the happenings in Syria and those taking place in riot-infested Western Uttar Pradesh
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi
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
MoS for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju is also known as the face of BJP in the Northeast. He tells Hardnews about the government’s intent to tackle racism
Sadiq Naqvi and Lily Tekseng Delhi
Protesters outside the Israeli Embassy in New Delhi, to protest against Israel's air strikes in the Gaza Strip resulting in civilian casualties. They chanted slogans like "free Pal
By a rough estimate, more than 32,000 books and treatises have been written on the First World War—or the Great War, as it is known—since it erupted 100 years ago.
Can the sectarian battles that are being fought in West Asia and Africa result in something bigger?—like a full blown World War?
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi
Shanti Bhushan statement on Gopal Subramaniam issue
Read the full text of his letter to the CJI which details why he opted out
Hardnews Bureau Delhi
The Indian Left, if it is to regain relevance, must engage in brutally critical introspection over its flaws and weaknesses, radically rethink its strategies and tactics, and return to mass struggles
Praful Bidwai Delhi