Death

  • India does not need an anti-racism law

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Assault cases against citizens from the North East have taken center stage in the national media. Within almost a week, a youth from Arunachal Pradesh...

  • A prayer to the god of rebellion

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Lord give me strength to rise and resist, Let my will be iron, yet my heart gentle, Let my malice fuel my goodwill, Unshackle me...

  • Death Penalty is no sign of an uncivilized society

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Morality and prudence are polar opposite virtues, which when hold hands deliver political master strokes to those who wield them. For the heinous crimes of...

  • Kasab Qatar Mein Hain....

    For crying out loud |  Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
    I was at a South Delhi cafe this evening where I happened to over hear a rather animated conversation between a group of youngsters glued...

  • Stay hungry: The story behind Assam tea

    Flying Trapeze |  Arijit Sen
    In the Bhuvan Valley Tea estate in Assam, temporary plantation workers get paid forty rupees a day. The permanent lot is a little better off....

  • I was not privy to the US OBL operation

    Diplomat's Diary |  Wajid Shamsul Hasan
    Ever since the Memo scandal broke, our media mongers, whose previous almost daily predictions over the past four years about the demise of the democratic...

  • Peaceful summer in Kashmir, calm before the storm?

    Lost in 'Trance'lation |  Abid Soffi
    Everyone is satisfied that the summer in the Kashmir valley this season remained peaceful. Of course barring some incidents of stone pelting and strike calls...

  • Drug trials, at whose cost?

    Preeti's Space |  Preeti Singh
    Five women hospitalised in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, after "volunteering" for a drug trial. Now that's a story that we know will make headlines...

  • Kashmir: The dichotomy of grief

    FOOTLOOSE |  Pawan Bali
    Young lives lost are always tragic. The grief of it is something which every home in Kashmir carefully guards against. Somehow, it quietly creeps in....