Cover Stories

Hit the Ground Zero

Stories should originate from the ground. They are not generated in newsrooms. They have to come from ‘ground zero’, the actual place of happening.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
06 Dec 2021

Hitting the Streets

Journalism has lost its salt. It has become a public relation exercise. Hence Pope Francis’s advice “Hit the streets: Listen, Encounter, Engage” is timely to bring journalism back on its track

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
06 Dec 2021

Articles

Even to the most committed journalist in the secular world, the media is both a mission and a source of livelihood. There always will be a paymaster. And there also will be fear.

John Dayal John Dayal
06 Dec 2021

Delivery of Justice is not the sole prerogative of Judges and law courts. It is incumbent upon journalists too to lend a hand in this noble effort

Justice (Retd) Aloysius Aguiar Justice (Retd) Aloysius Aguiar
06 Dec 2021

The Central and state governments have been increasingly withdrawing from the education sector, allowing the private sector to fill the gaps.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
06 Dec 2021

Anyone one who goes through the history of the Church objectively will understand that the root cause of the divisions in the Church has been drifting away from the teachings of Jesus.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
06 Dec 2021

With new variants of the corona virus appearing on the scene, pharmaceutical companies will reap huge profits from vaccine sale

Julian S Das Julian S Das
06 Dec 2021

December 10 is observed as the Human Rights Day to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN

Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken
06 Dec 2021

Mamata Banerjee is on an expansion-spree of her party Trinamool Congress. But the moot point is: It might weaken the Opposition

Manoj Varghese Manoj Varghese
06 Dec 2021

The new strain of Covid-19 strikes again, under its guerilla warfare chief Gen Omicron!

Robert Clements Robert Clements
06 Dec 2021

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval’s theory about 'fourth generation warfare' undermines Constitution, has evoked mixed reactions from civil society activists.

IC Correspondent IC Correspondent
29 Nov 2021

The last few days have been shocking for civil society. One, national security adviser Ajit Doval while addressing the passing out parade at the Hyderabad

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
29 Nov 2021

Autocrats keep a few menials, in top positions, as their PR agents who project their leader as the ‘savior’ of the people and justifying his/her blunders and wrong-doings

Mathew John Mathew John
29 Nov 2021

The success of the struggle by farmers gives a lot of hope to the social activists and social action groups working for the environment and protection of human rights.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
29 Nov 2021

“It is a calculated step for the Uttar Pradesh elections. For this government, democracy begins and ends with elections."

Dr. Prakash Louis Dr. Prakash Louis
29 Nov 2021

A good Constitution is important in a democracy, but much more important is the manner in which it works

Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken
29 Nov 2021

It was rhetoric rather than action by the Goa government in the first few years of its existence. A few months left for polls, there seems to be a flurry of activities

Pachu Menon Pachu Menon
29 Nov 2021

Devasahayam Pillai, who became a devote Christian, was shot dead on 14 January 1752 allegedly by high-caste Hindus

Fr. J. Felix Raj Fr. J. Felix Raj
29 Nov 2021

Two words that have given some of our people a false sense of bravado and others a feeling of insecurity are the words ‘majority and minority.’

Robert Clements Robert Clements
29 Nov 2021

The agitation will continue till the government prepares a roadmap for protesting farmers

Anju Grover Anju Grover
22 Nov 2021

We will NOT rest until our dream of justice, liberty, equality and fraternity is realised

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
22 Nov 2021

Kangana Ranaut, with her Right Wing leanings, has denigrated one of the greatest and noblest movements in the history of the world

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
22 Nov 2021

A recent RSS conclave held at Chitrakoot has reportedly discussed an India liberated from Muslims and Christians

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
22 Nov 2021

Democracy can survive only when citizens have an undiluted assurance that the Rule of Law will protect their rights against invasion by the State

Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken
22 Nov 2021

Instead of living in the past, the younger generation should be streamlining all its energy towards steering India onto the path of self-reliance -- an Aatmanirbhar Bharat!

Pachu Menon Pachu Menon
22 Nov 2021

His eyes brim with tears as he says in a hushed tone, “I am grateful...will always be, to God, who is giving me a roof over my head

Lini Sheeja Lini Sheeja
22 Nov 2021

Sisters of the Missionaries of Charity are in the forefront of treating the leprosy patients, and rehabilitating them

Kuriakose V. K. Kuriakose V. K.
22 Nov 2021

The farmers struggled. They won. India struggled. India won her freedom. That is the truth, and remember to keep repeating it, lest it be lied about later as propaganda..!

Robert Clements Robert Clements
22 Nov 2021

India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli’s comments in defence of Mohammed Shami, the only Muslim player in the Indian cricket squad,

Anju Grover Anju Grover
15 Nov 2021

The problem with watching a movie on over-the-top (OTT) platforms like Amazon, Netflix and Hotstar is that you are tempted to watch it in parts, sometimes over several days.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
15 Nov 2021

Hooligans are hooligans, but what about the custodians of law if they start behaving like the former. A video going viral showcases how a delegation led by Priyank Kanoongo,

Manoj Varghese Manoj Varghese
15 Nov 2021

The Hindutva forces have to accept that what is right is right; they have to discover genuine goodness where it is to be found

Archbp Thomas Menamparampil Archbp Thomas Menamparampil
15 Nov 2021

The acclaimed Malayalam film Mrigaya (1989) had won Mammootty Kerala State ‘Best Actor’ award for his performance as sharpshooter Varunni.

Anand Kochukudy Anand Kochukudy
15 Nov 2021

Five years ago, when most of us were trying to spend time with our family after a long day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an appearance on national television.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
15 Nov 2021

Times of India Indore edition on 9th November 2021 published four incidents of violence, two on its front page and two on the fourth page.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
15 Nov 2021

India is a ‘religious country’. That is what Indians strongly claim to be. This is exactly what Indians want the whole world to blindly believe, too.

Dr. M. D. Thomas Dr. M. D. Thomas
15 Nov 2021

“Look at your church!” non-Christian friends cry out, “Is there anything inside different from what is happening outside?

Robert Clements Robert Clements
15 Nov 2021