The sterilisation drive that resulted in the death of 13 women in Chhattisgarh points to the flawed targeted-sterilisation programme with focus on women and the blatant violation of family planning guidelines. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI in Bilaspur
“Pardoned” and “freed” meant the same thing, at least in Colombo and New Delhi this fortnight. The semantic distance between the two wor...
The appointment of U. Sagayam as the High Court’s Special Officer to probe the illegal mining activities in the State enthuses farmers and activists who have taken up the cudgels against the plunder of natural resources. By ILANGOVAN RAJASEKARAN
Producers of polyester fibre allege that the imposition of anti-dumping duties on PTA protects the monopoly in the industry. By V. SRIDHAR
THE suicide attempt in jail by Kunal Ghosh, the former Trinamool leader and Rajya Sabha member, who has been charge-sheeted by the CBI i...
By constituting a new think tank on intellectual property rights and seemingly sidelining the committee it had set up earlier, the government appears to be going back on its promise of providing corruption-free, transparent governance. By SAGNIK DUTTA in New Delhi
The high command’s high-handedness is blamed for G.K. Vasan’s decision to break away from the Congress and set up his own party. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN
With a BJP government at the Centre, rewriting history and suppressing alternative points of view seem to be the order of the day. By DIVYA TRIVEDI