THE British colonial empire was at its zenith in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Historians have discussed how capital was mobil...
Indian courts have shown that they are ready for progressive interpretations of the law on the rights of persons with disabilities. Therefore, any new law that aims to replace the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995, needs to be a significant improvement on it. By JAYNA KOTHARI
For the Maruti Suzuki workers who have been languishing in jail for over a year now and their families, it is going to be another black Deepavali. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI in Gurgaon
In a Haryana village, intolerant parents murder their daughter and behead the boy she eloped with for violating the gotra norm. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI in Rohtak
Interview with David Sanders, one of the founders of the global public health movement. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
"Parents always wish that they die first. But I saw my five-month-old daughter and two-year-old son die in front of me. They were w...
The acquittal of all the 26 accused in the 1997 massacre of Dalits in Laxmanpur Bathe village deepens the pessimism among agricultural workers in central Bihar. Such massacres do not happen any more, but the feudal relations that made them possible continue to destroy lives. By AJOY ASHIRWAD MAHAPRASHASTA in Laxmanpur Bathe, Shankarbigha, and Sendani
Interview with Dylan Mohan Gray, director of the documentary film Fire in the Blood. By ANUPAMA KATAKAM