Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves

OPEN TO OPINION

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |   8-minute read

Saibaba, Maruti Suzuki and Aseemanand rulings: Burden of 'development' and Hindutva

Judiciary leans to favour a corporate development narrative; NIA remains soft on Hindutva terror.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |   6-minute read

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |   6-minute read

Why Bombay HC granting bail to Hindu Rashtra Sena men in Mohsin Shaikh murder case is worrisome

The court's logic for favouring bail in religious hate crimes will help heighten the existing communal bias of state agencies.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |   6-minute read

How political dissenters end up languishing in jails without bail

Deliberate delays and denial of bail has amounted to sentencing without trial.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |   7-minute read

What India’s TV wars with Pakistan don’t tell us about our wars without witness

Thousands have died in internal battles waged against its own people in Kashmir, Chhattisgarh and the Northeast.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |   6-minute read

With Dalits resisting gau rakshaks, India isn't far from annihilation of caste

A significant feature of the current anti-caste struggle has been the near absence of demands for concessions.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |   6-minute read

What Modi told Cameron about Kashmir's self-determination

The two leaders have a heart-to-heart conversation on the ex British PM's last day in office.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |   5-minute read

From HCU to JNU, it's worrying how Modi sarkar is cleaning up India's campuses

Teachers come under attack as institutions move to sweep out dissent.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |   6-minute read

Battle for Bastar: Putting down a people's war

Such repression quite invariably begets resistance of a long term nature.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |   8-minute read

How the State makes Muslims pay for Hindutva terror

The court discharged nine accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case, which was an indictment of former ATS chief KP Raghuvanshi.