Geological process

Himalayan fault lines

The destroyed village of Barpak, at the epicentre of the quake, seen from a helicopter during a relief and rescue mission in Nepal, on May 3.

High-risk cities

Sitting ducks

After the September 2011 earthquake in Sikkim, in Tadong near Gangtok.

Controversy

Gags in virtual space

Surfing at an internet cafe in New Delhi. The Supreme Court has ruled that Section 66A of the Information and Technology Act infringes on the fundamental right to freedom of speech.

Afghanistan

Recharging relations

Ashraf Ghani at a press conference in Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on April 29.

Interview

‘Expose U.S. hypocrisy in WTO talks’

Deborah James:

SRI LANKA

First things first

Ranil Wickremesinghe, Maithripala Sirisena and Chandrika Kumaratunga after signing a pledge supporting a common opposition presidential candidate in Colombo on December 1, 2014.

Ambedkar's Legacy

Equality, dignity and justice

Political leaders paying tribute to B.R. Ambedkar at his statue at Daba Gardens in Visakhapatnam on the occasion of his birth anniversary this year.

Ambedkar's Legacy

Idolatry vs ideology

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the ceremony to lay the foundation stone of the Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi on April 14.

Essay

Integrity & intelligence

Mahatma Gandhi with Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Patel's abuse of the Intelligence Bureau is well documented in his correspondence.

Agriculture

Killing neglect

Gajendra Singh, the farmer from Dausa, before he hanged himself from a tree at an AAP rally in New Delhi on April 22.

Kerala

Fundamentalist assailants convicted

Professor T.J. Joseph after he was brutally attacked on July 4, 2010 by Islamist fundamentalists.

Response to quake

Good work gone sour

A wounded woman being taken to an IAF helicopter evacuating victims from Trishuli Bazar on April 27.

Disaster management

‘Preparedness is central to the plan’

Lieutenant General N.C. Marwah.

United States

Brutal in Baltimore

A demonstrator uses a traffic cone to break the window of a police car during a protest in Baltimore, Maryland, against the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

Armenia

A forgotten genocide

Armenians attend a march marking the centenary of the mass killing of their people by Ottoman Turks, in Yerevan, Armenia, on April 24.

Abel Prize

Two beautiful minds

John Forbes Nash Jr.

Ambedkar's Legacy

Time to reinterpret his contribution

Professor Bhalchandra Mungekar.

West Bengal Municipal elections

Violence and victory

Hooligans threaten journalists near a polling booth during voting at Katwa in Bardhaman district on April 25.

Archaeology

DNA of a civilisation

Archaeologists and scientists of Deccan College, Pune, examining a full-length skeleton of a male excavated from a Harappan burial site in Rakhigarhi in March.

Maharashtra

A celebrity and the law

Salman Khan leaving the court in Mumbai after he was sentenced to five years in jail for killing a man in a hit-and-run accident.

Tamil Nadu

Cola controversies

The Coco-Cola factory at Padamathur village in Sivaganga district before the project was shelved.

IAS officer shortage

The IAS today

Civil services candidates at a coaching centre in Jaipur.
Volume: 32
Issue: 10
Issue Date: 29-05-2015

Columns

ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES

C.P. Chandrasekhar

Jaitley on the MAT

The Finance Minister decides to go soft on FIIs on the issue of Minimum Alternate Tax, fearing their»

UNMEDIATED

Sashi Kumar

Tata owes me some money

A television professional’s walk down memory lane.»

THROUGH MY WINDOW

K.Satchidanandan

Creative border crossings

Aesthetics can be a powerful tool to understand the nature of the organic kinship between various ar»

Ambedkar's Legacy

Address by N. Ram at the 75th Convocation of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Read more »

Post Offices as Banking Institutions

A report that seeks to integrate threads of India’s financial inclusion dynamics and recognise the role post offices could play with their homespun technology. Read more »

Rights in Review - The Supreme Court in 2014

The Supreme Court of India is the foremost guardian of fundamental rights and the spirit of the Constitution. While a lot of attention is paid to the pendency of cases and media coverage of high-profile litigation, less attention has been paid to the Supreme Court’s protection of fundamental rights. This Rights Review aims to do this with a careful analysis of key Supreme Court cases on fundamental rights. This Review is the first of an annual series to be released each December. Read more »


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