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COVER STORY

27-03-2020

Delhi riots

Delhi riots

Briefing

Consequences of hate campaigns

Why do riots erupt?

A.G. Noorani Cover Story
The Delhi violence show that hate campaigns have consequences.
Aftermath of riots

Scarred & scared

"Frontline" walks through the violence-hit areas in North East Delhi, where all that remains after the acts of hate are wounded bodies and psyches.
Attack on Zubair

'They attacked my Muslim identity'

Ziya Us Salam Cover Story
IN 2002, the photograph of Qutbuddin Ansari pleading for mercy with fear-ridden face and folded hands became the defining image of the Gujarat ...

To save her Aadhaar card

Ziya Us Salam Cover Story
IN a pogrom where almost every lane has a tale of sorrow, Qamar Jahan’s story is not just worth a tear or two but a scathing indictment of a state ...
Higher Education

Crisis in legal studies in India

Sidharth Chauhan Education
The problems plaguing the National Law Universities can be traced to a lack of financial support from the state, which also has the effect of passing the burden of higher fees on to students and effectively keeping out students from less privileged backgrounds.
Interview: V. Lakshminarayanasamy, chairman, Suguna Group

‘Better connectivity needed to boost foreign trade’

V. Lakshminarayanasamy, chairman, Suguna Group of Industries and Institutions, and president, Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore, is ...
Representing Muslims in cinema

Bollywood: ‘Othering’ the Muslim on screen

Bollywood must work on its own conscious and unconscious biases while representing Indian Muslims and move beyond the image of the “Muslim other” as terrorist, invading barbarian and villain.

A Companion

Literature
Malayalam short story.
Interview: R. Ramamurthy, president, CODISSIA

‘New industrial parks will spur development’

Coimbatore is poised to become an industrial megapolis like Chennai and Bengaluru, according to Coimbatore District Small Industries Association ...
Coimbatore Region

Growing in importance

As a hub of education, health care and manufacturing, Coimbatore can genuinely claim pride of place in the entire country.
State of India's Birds 2020

India's declining birdlife

Lyla Bavadam Conservation
A comprehensive report on the distribution range, abundance trends and conservation status of birds in India indicates a worrying decline in the populations of 79 per cent of the species.
Turkey & Syria

Battle for Idlib

Vijay Prashad World Affairs
Turkey’s drone offensive on Idlib reignites the battle for the Syrian border province that has emerged as the hub of jehadi fighters and worsens a humanitarian crisis that has displaced more than 900,000 people so far.
India & U.S.

India & U.S.: The Trump show

John Cherian World Affairs
United States President Donald Trump turns a blind eye to the Narendra Modi regime’s handling of the Delhi violence as the two sides seal their military partnership and go ahead with bilateral military purchases.
U.S.-Taliban deal

Afghanistan: Relief for now

John Cherian World Affairs
The agreement signed between the U.S. and the Taliban on February 29, which will see the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan, may finally bring some relief to the long-suffering Afghan people.
Citizenship

Assam: Defining issue

Sushanta Talukdar The Nation
The recommendation of the high-level committee on the Assam Accord on the definition of “Assamese people” has caught the BJP governments at the Centre and in the State in a bind.
Consequences of hate campaigns

Why do riots erupt?

A.G. Noorani Cover Story
The Delhi violence show that hate campaigns have consequences.
Aftermath of riots

Scarred & scared

"Frontline" walks through the violence-hit areas in North East Delhi, where all that remains after the acts of hate are wounded bodies and psyches.
Attack on Zubair

'They attacked my Muslim identity'

Ziya Us Salam Cover Story
IN 2002, the photograph of Qutbuddin Ansari pleading for mercy with fear-ridden face and folded hands became the defining image of the Gujarat ...

To save her Aadhaar card

Ziya Us Salam Cover Story
IN a pogrom where almost every lane has a tale of sorrow, Qamar Jahan’s story is not just worth a tear or two but a scathing indictment of a state ...
State collusion with rioters

Shape of things to come

The collusion between the government, communal aggressors, the police and activists of the ruling dispensation, which was all too evident in all the days of the Delhi riots, could well indicate what is in store for the country as a whole.
State collusion with rioters

Shape of things to come

The collusion between the government, communal aggressors, the police and activists of the ruling dispensation, which was all too evident in all the days of the Delhi riots, could well indicate what is in store for the country as a whole.

Running with the wolves

Divya Trivedi Cover Story
The police collaborated with the rioters in Delhi in most cases and apparently tortured anti-CAA protesters in custody.

When humanity triumphed

Ziya Us Salam Cover Story
There were heartwarming instances of communal harmony as citizens reached out to neighbours in distress regardless of religion.

Targeting sources of livelihood

The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), one of many organisations involved in the restoration and rehabilitation of the Delhi riot victims, has pointed ...
Community hospitals

Woes of the wounded

Divya Trivedi Cover Story
When the public health services and the law and order machinery failed to rise to the occasion, community hospitals with limited resources stood as beacons of hope against the unjust system.

The media circus

T.K. Rajalakshmi Cover Story
Fair reportage got lost in the "hate narrative" of "nationalistic" TV channels and the fake news spread on social media.
Justice S. Muralidhar transfer

Flash in the pan

V. VENKATESAN Cover Story
The Delhi High Court’s quest to ensure accountability for the riots was short-lived thanks to the untimely transfer of Justice S. Muralidhar.
UN intervention

Global concern

John Cherian Cover Story
The United Nations human rights body intervenes forcefully against the violence in Delhi, and Western and Muslim countries raise serious concern about the Indian government’s recent actions.

‘A planned attack’

Ziya Us Salam Cover Story
Interview with Zafarul Islam Khan, Chairman, Delhi Minorities Commission.

Mosques as target

Ziya Us Salam Cover Story
Over half a dozen mosques were set ablaze in North East Delhi on February 24 and 25, as Delhi Police personnel either remained inactive or, worse, colluded with the attackers.

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