The BJP government in Haryana makes the slaughter of cows and the sale of beef punishable offences, ignoring the economic impact of the move on the farming community. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI in Hisar
EVEN as reports of attacks on churches in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and elsewhere began pouring in, causing wide consternation, the report of...
The U.S. move to impose sanctions against Venezuelan government officials comes amid the country’s attempts to ensure that basic essentials are available to its population facing an economic crisis. By JOHN CHERIAN
The acquittal of all the 19 accused police personnel in the Hashimpura massacre verdict points to the institutionalisation of violence against minorities. By SAGNIK DUTTA in Meerut and New Delhi
TERI’s partnership with Coca-Cola, whose business practices in India and abroad have been called into question more than once, raises questions of ethics. By DIVYA TRIVEDI
The Supreme Court misinterprets “historic injustice” while denying the benefits of reservation to some communities. By V. VENKATESAN
Politicians, by focussing the discussion on militancy, have successfully deflected attention from the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, a colonial relic that has no place in a civilised nation even at the worst of times. By A.G. NOORANI
The Karnataka government puts itself in an embarrassing situation by mishandling the investigation into the death of an IAS officer in Bangalore. By RAVI SHARMA