As elections draw nearer, it is more important than ever to understand the way the Lok Sabha functions and what our Members of Parliament are expected to do. Only then can we assess their performance and who may be the best choice, writes R Balasubramaniam.
The recent government crackdown on Greenpeace in particular, and the activism sector in general, reeks of arbitrariness and illegitimacy, says Ashish Kothari in a scathing critique. The question is will the people give in to the state’s tactics?
The Indian army’s evolving China strategy, leading to its preparedness for an offensive on that front, seems to have undergone a bit of dilution, as evident in North Block posturing. Is it merely a run-up to Modi’s China visit or is there more to it? Firdaus Ahmed explores.
Even in regions touted as India’s food bowl, Rs 3000 a month is all that a farmer earns for his family! Devinder Sharma analyses data from CACP to highlight the grave crisis in the agrarian economy that calls for immediate and unprecedented government action.
Indifference, impatience, aggression and denial have been among the common responses to rape as a multi-layered problem. In the concluding part of her article, Ammu Joseph draws attention to all that fosters a culture of violence against women in our society and why it is unamenable to hasty remedies.
As the spectre of communal violence raises its ugly head yet again in the build-up towards elections, India Together talks to
to explore the threats to the secular imagination in India and the hopes for religious pluralism in the democracy.
The governments counter-affidavit in a recent suit could strip the ECI of its power to disqualify candidates for fraudulent accounts or put an end to the pandemic of paid news.
reports on civil society attempts to stop the subversion of the ECs powers.
A large number of existing and proposed investments along the Tamilnadu coast are at risk from likely changes to sea level in the
coming decades. Plans for the future must bear this risk in mind, writes
The flash flood has brought devastation, and also a warning to Ladakhis not to build indiscriminately, ignoring earlier
generations' knowledge about where water was known to flow, writes