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  • Release of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins is a breach of trust towards our federal structure

    Legal views |  Abhimanyu Bhandari
    Even before the nation had fully woken up and come to terms with the decision of the apex court in commuting the death sentence of...

  • 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...

  • Aarushi- Hemraj Verdict later: What I know and what I don't

    The Unpublished |  Arunima
    It has been almost a week since the verdict in Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case. As expected public opinion is split down the middle with a...

  • Why the Aarushi Talwar case is a rape of justice

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    At the heart of the CBI's case in the Aarushi Talwar-Hemraj Banjade double murder is a perverted patriarchal fantasy. The CBI and Noida police are...

  • Aarushi-Hemraj: Will we ever know?

    The Unpublished |  Arunima
    May 16th, 2008: I remember the date as if it was yesterday. I was the morning reporter that day and so at around 7 am...

  • The Tehelka tales: Whose privacy is it anyway?

    For crying out loud |  Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
    This blog is about Tehelka. And Tarun Tejpal. But it doesn't begin there. A few weeks ago at my urban, upmarket South Delhi gym one...

  • Detective Kutty's handbook on swamis, sex and sanyaas

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    I am just back from an undercover operation. A few months ago, when a godman was arrested in a sex assault case, I felt the...

  • 10 points for Justice Verma to keep women safe

    The Chastity Belt |  Madhuri Banerjee
    Dear Justice Verma, The outrage will not stop until steps are taken. The politicians have failed. The justice system of India needs to take ...

  • Killed for nothing: CBI chargesheet in Shehla Masood murder case

    In Conversation |  Hemender Sharma
    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will file its chargesheet in the sensational Shehla Masood murder case in the special CBI court in Indore on...

  • Aarushi-Hemraj case: Time to switch off the camera

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Nupur Talwar's incarceration in Dasna jail has once again become a cause celebre in the media. Today the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder has become a collection...

  • Singhvi CD lessons: get ready for more

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi had to resign from all his official positions in wake of a certain video footage which started doing the rounds...

  • 'Talwar' ki Dhaar

    The Unpublished |  Arunima
    A senior officer of CBI actually felt the 'dhar' of being the neighbour of the 'famous' Talwars. The officer was locked out of her house...

  • The continuing saga of the Aarushi murder

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    Fourteen-year-old Aarushi Talwar, daughter of dentist parents, was found dead with her throat slit at the family's Noida residence on the intervening night of May...

  • Witness protection or decimation?

    The Unpublished |  Arunima
    How often have you seen a road accident...or an eve teasing incident or any crime in your surrounding? How often have you taken the pain...

  • Lessons from the 2G scam trial

    Politically Correct |  Bhupendra Chaubey
    These are indeed extraordinary times. How else should one interpret the order that's been delivered while denying bail to the likes of Kanmozhi and others....

  • Politics of Dementia

    Chanakya's Chant |  Ashwin Sanghi
    Recently one of the VIP inmates at Tihar claimed that he had dementia and thus was unable to remember his actions for the period in...

  • Rajdeep Sardesai's blog: State of the Republic

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    On Republic Day eve, the five top news headlines perhaps reflected the state of the nation. The first was the tragic story of the Malegaon...

  • Aarushi's case: Closure report should not be the end

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    The closure report filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Aarushi murder case should not be the end of the matter. Its admission...