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Maharashtra coastal road project

Nowhere road

Environment
The Maharashtra government seems determined to deal with Mumbai’s traffic woes by pushing through the coastal road project despite serious environment
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Social justice on screen

Caste on celluloid

Cinema
Anubhav Sinha’s film Article 15 is a near-realistic portrayal of caste oppression in contemporary India.
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Cafe Coffee Day

CCD founder V.G. Siddhartha's death: Brewing mystery

India
The mysterious death of Café Coffee Day founder V.G. Siddhartha raises several questions. Was the financial position of his successful ventures shaky?
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Legislation

Triple Talaq Bill: In the guise of justice

India
There are legitimate concerns not only about the Bill criminalising triple talaq but also about the way the government went about passing it in the Ra
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Human rights

Amendments to the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993: Trampling on rights

India
Activists accuse the government of undermining the autonomy of human rights commissions by amending crucial sections of the Protection of Human Rights
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Chargesheet against JNU teachers

Charge-sheeting JNU teachers: Stun and subdue

India
The charge-sheeting of 48 JNU teachers for a protest they participated in a year ago, under rules framed for government employees, is widely criticise
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Crime

Unnao rape case: The story of an unravelling

India
The case reflects the collapse of law and order in Uttar Pradesh.
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Crime

Unnao rape case: Corrupt nexus

India
It was money, muscle power and political might that enabled Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his accomplices to lord it over their fiefdom in Unnao and get aw
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Towards Hindu Rashtra

RSS' agenda on Kashmir in action

Lead Story
The BJP uses its brute parliamentary majority to fulfil the RSS’ long-pending demand to annul Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and take the first st
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Subcontinental Geopolitics

India-Pakistan: Regional equations

Lead Story
Imran Khan manages to bring up the Kashmir issue during his visit to Washington, but the Trump administration reiterates that it will play a robust ro
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Interview: M.K. Raina

Removal of Article 370: I have never felt this kind of alienation, says theatre personality M.K. Raina

Lead Story
Interview with M.K. Raina, veteran theatre actor, director and film-maker.
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World response

Kashmir: World watches, cautiously

Lead Story
Pakistan comes up with a strong reaction, but the rest of the world has been cautious and muted in its response.
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Interview: Sitaram Yechury

Abrogation of Article 370: Tyranny of the majority, says Yechury

Lead Story
Interview with Sitaram Yechury, CPI(M) general secretary.
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Human Development Index of Kashmir

Kashmir's Development statistics: Nailing a lie

Lead Story
Government data on the HDI of Jammu and Kashmir do not support the Centre’s justification for scrapping Article 370. The State is not very backward; r
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For Political gain

History of betrayals in Kashmir

Lead Story
In abrogating the provisions of Article 370, the Centre has disinterred a corpse in order to bury it again. Only a widely uninformed Indian civil soci
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Abrogation of Article 370 unconstitutional

Kashmir: Murder of insaniyat

Lead Story
The amendment of the provisions of Article 370 is constitutionally invalid; it flies in the face of pledges made by India to the Kashmiri people and t
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Historical perspective

Amit Shah’s ‘history’

Lead Story
The Sangh Parivar’s pathological hatred for Nehru drives it to distort his record. If Kashmir is a part of India, it is almost entirely because of Neh

When pessimism rules

C.P. Chandrasekhar
The government’s focus is not on economic revival that leads to legitimacy but on quelling dissent that loss of legitimacy leads to.
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Ground Report

Kashmir under siege

Lead Story
Kashmir stands choked, resembling a battlefront, with barbed wires, army convoys and snipers everywhere.
Medicine

High BP and high risk of heart attack

Science & Technology
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Mapping herstories

Books
A kaleidoscope of conversations with 17 Tamil women on their writerly selves and how they pursue their craft against all odds.
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Agony of Kashmir

Lead Story
The abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution, which conferred special status on Jammu and Kashmir, and thedraconian moves that followed
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Interview: Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami

‘The RSS wants to change the demographics of the State’

Lead Story
Interview with Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, CPI(M) MLA.
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The scourge of violence

Books
A timely, eloquent series of interviews that interrogate the correlation of violence with gender discrimination, white intolerance, unilateral state p
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Woven with dreams

Books
A delectable anthology of Urdu ghazals in Roman transliteration (and translation) of poets from the late sixteenth century to the present.
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Physics

Solar panel that unfurls automatically

Science & Technology
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Aerospace

Lasers tell the distance between spacecraft

Science & Technology
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Tribute

Sushma Swaraj: Compassionate to the core

Obituary
Sushma Swaraj (1952-2019), the bright star of the Sangh Parivar, was known for her awesome political and individual connect and humanitarian streak.