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The sting in the tail

News consumers, too, must take the blame for driving news into the arms of advertisers and the Acharya Atals of the world Whatever your opinion…

Cruelty begins at home

Tribal girls are brought from Jharkhand as domestic workers but forced to work for free as placement agencies pocket all the salary. Cruelty, rape and…

Nehruvian vibes

To mark Jawaharlal Nehru’s 54th death anniversary, it’s interesting to analyse how Hindi cinema portrayed the leader Independence had come at a time when the…

Nawaz ‘s Narrative

The former Pakistan PM’s recent interview to Dawn is part of this narrative-building Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seems to have decided that he…

New life after release

Importance of the release certificate upon being rescued from bonded labour is exemplified by the impact it has had on this family’s living Bina Manjhi…

The judicial politics

Pakistan’s paying the price of involving both judiciary and military in politics. India must take heed Over the last few years there has been a…

No pocket borough

Badami, a taluk in north Karnataka, stands to gain by becoming the CM’s constituency if Siddaramaiah wins. But the long neglected electorate cannot be swayed…

Singing the blues

If we have to be outraged about something, let it not be about the auctioning of a costume worn in a Hindi film, the proceeds…

Why godmen rape

77-year-old Asaram faces life imprisonment for a raping a 16-year-old schoolgirl. Why do godmen have this compulsion to assault their disciples? Crime has no religion.…