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Story Posted on 26-06-2018

ART & CULTURE

 |  14-minute read
Sterlisation, Muslims, Sanjay Gandhi, Emergency

'Do you think we're mad... to create another Pakistan?' How Sanjay Gandhi's Emergency drive terrorised Muslims

[Book excerpt] Journalists John Dayal and Ajoy Bose recount the horrors of Turkman Gate demolitions and sterilisations.

POLITICS

 |  12-minute read
Lynching, Indira Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Emergency

BJP, hold your Emergency outrage, please

Modi government's own track record is not much better than Indira Gandhi's 1975 imposition.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Delhi pollution, Delhi, Sarojini nagar, Nbcc

Breathe, Delhi. Felling trees will only choke us faster

Merely 'greening' patches of land with saplings or larger plants serves no function.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
BJP, Congress, PM Modi, Emergency

How PM Modi attacked Congress on Emergency

The prime minister said how can we expect them to have respect for democracy when there's is no democracy within the party.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Environment, Greenhouse emission, Paris agreement, 24 degree celsius

Why government needs to set our AC temperature for us

There's a recommendation to set the default temperature on ACs at 24 degrees.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Human Trafficking, Women in saudi arabia, Women in india, Women Safety

No, India is not the world's most dangerous country for women

The country is no paradise for women but calling it the worst amounts to deliberate spreading of misinformation.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Marital Rape, Gender disparity, Sexual harassment at work, Women Empowerment

India, the most dangerous country for women: Why we must take this report seriously

If this survey report does not serve the purpose of a wake-up call, we have little hope.

ART & CULTURE

 |  10-minute read
History, Delhi

Why Delhi has 14 cities and a cursed Sultan

Its every stone is crying out to be loved.

POLITICS

 |  12-minute read
Jklf, Militancy, Kashmir, Pandits

A Kashmiri Pandit on his home and exile: ‘You must return to Kashmir in spring’

As the Valley plunges into a deadly second wave of militancy, its Pandits wonder if they can ever go home - and if simple humanity will return to their state.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Modi government, Indira Gandhi, Constitutional rights, Emergency

Why lampooning Indira Gandhi and Emergency is not enough to uphold democracy

While remembering the dark days of 1975, we must make sure that nobody can impose Emergency-like restrictions on us. Not today, not ever.