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Selling them for a song

The manner in which a Rajasthan’s Special Court rejected an […]

India-China face-off: A frozen turbulence melts in high tension

There has neither been disengagement nor de-escalation at the border. Instead, China has effectively captured big chunks of Indian Territory. The burden rests on Prime Minister Narendra Modi who met Chinese President Xi Jinping 18 times to fix this brewing crisis

A Coronavirus testing kit for Rs.199/- could make tests really cheap and fast

The lowest priced Rapid PCR test can deliver results within an hour in less than INR 200

Congress Conundrum: can Rahul Gandhi lead party, avoid a split and democratize?

If Rahul Gandhi can’t fight the enemy within, how can he fight the enemy outside who is out to destroy the values and ethos of the freedom movement, the Indian economy, its constitutional safeguards, and all its pillars of secular democracy?

Poets and artists as enemies of the State

By Brahma Prakash As COVID is wrecking down borders, bodies […]

Kamala Harris and India: Counter-revolution and a New Spring

t is ironical that while the nomination of Kamala signifies the Americans’ resolve to usher in a new era of equality, in India we are faced with a diametrically opposite situation.

Tallest Statue of Parshuram: Opposition leaders woo Brahmins in UP

In a significant political development, opposition parties in UP have […]

Temple of Lord Ram, pandemic and an angry neighbourhood

Laying of foundation of Ram Temple during the pandemic is the beginning of an exclusionary India that could be challenged by its secular past and its enraged neighbors

Vikas Dubey: Somebody wanted him killed. Somebody with enough power

Beatrice Jauregui views on the recent ‘encounter’ with UP goon, Vikas Dubey, are very interesting, as she believes that the decision to kill him must have been taken at the very top — not by those who killed him.

Food During COVID: Less is More

Dr Rakhshanda Jalil is a translator, writer and literary historian. She has published over 25 books and written over 50 academic papers and essays

World after Pandemic: Bad Dream as bad faith

Is there an escape from the unfolding nightmare? How do we make sense of a world that looks no different from one? We must look to ideas all around us

Why Pharma lobbies are against HCQ?

The success stories from India and elsewhere where an inexpensive HCQ was used to fight the virus were ignored and studies were faked to show how it killed people. Why?

There Were Three thousand Six Hundred and Fifty-three days

An exploration of the history of thought, this new series by Hardnews stitches together several texts to ask the reader to engage with the world around them

Turkey: The Coup & After

Today, Turkish democracy is stronger, it’s institutions deeper than four years ago after the failed coup of 2016.

India-China standoff: Loyalty of neighbours hinge on the winner of this messy scrap

Coronavirus sneaked into South Asia long after it had ravaged […]