Police investigation is meant to pin down culprits, not to throw a safety net for them. FIRs are registered to bring the offenders to book, not to settle scores with ‘inconvenient’ persons.
No riot is possible beyond a few hours, except with the connivance of the police. This is because the rioter is, by his very nature, a coward.
On 15th September 2020, the total number of Coronavirus infections in India exceeded 5 million and the death toll crossed 82,000.
The Delhi Police’s supplementary charge-sheet in the February riots case, naming CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechuri,
When Babri Mosque was being demolished in broad daylight, the slogan being chanted by the leaders was,
Death takes away everything from a person.Yes, it is more tragic when losing a family member or a loved one and the only solace
Rev. Fr. Richard William Timm, CSC, a renowned ‘Servant Leader’ of Bangladesh, the Father of NGOs died in South Bend, Indiana on Sept. 11, 2020.
The watchman outside my gate was fast asleep. He was old, and wanting to return to his village, “We need to change the watchman!”
It is your parting comment that you wrote your judgements on the basis of the dictates of your conscience that prompts me to write this letter.
On all counts the past couple of weeks, particularly the first eleven days of September, have been a defining period in the history of India.
The popularity of PM Modi has not dwindled despite the three huge disasters: Unprecedented spread of Coronavirus infection making India
At this time in human history, we are all learning to live with COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic is affecting our lives in numerous ways.
Fr. Gaston Roberge, a French - Canadian Jesuit priest, had been asking himself since the 1980s why India did not have a new theory of popular films.
Swami Agnivesh, who was hospitalized due to liver cirrhosis at the Institute of Liver and Billary Sciences (ILBS) in Delhi and suffered multiple organ failure,
Histories are usually written by winners who describe the performance of their heroes in glorious terms.
Anju Grover for Indian Currents spoke to former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha to know implications of the 23.9 % contraction in the GDP
Two instances of COVID-19 related rape in Kerala last week has triggered public angst.
At a time when protection of civil liberties in different parts of the country has become a grave concern
In January 2020, a Bengaluru based NGO conducted a baseline survey among the migrant workers who were mainly from Bihar, UP and Odisha
Just a couple of days before his retirement from the Supreme Court, Justice Arun Mishra gave (perhaps unwittingly) the people of India a very special gift
We, human beings, learn from different sources. Books, newspapers and news magazines are a few sources easily available to us.
A friend once told me, “Whenever I make my annual home visit to Kerala I make it a point to visit my two surviving primary teachers.”
The main argument of Francis Fukuyama in his book “Trust” is that economy can thrive only in a climate of trust.
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely death has not only generated several debates
For six decades or more, I believed that I belonged to India. Now, for this past one decade,
Late Mr V N Narayanan, before joining as the Editor in Chief of the Tribune group of papers at Chandigarh,
We express deep sadness over the death of former President Pranab Mukherjee. Mukherjee passed away on Monday, August 31st
In a huge white house somewhere in Washington, a lady walked slowly from room to room, staring sadly at each piece of historical furniture, “Whatcha doing?” asked her husband.
At a time when the opposition political parties are grossly failing from fulfilling their democratic responsibilities, the judiciary is continually shying away from its bounden duty
The ongoing fierce controversy about holding of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for engineering and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
The COVID-19 global pandemic has seen several debates across the country. And its impact has been considerable on students.
Ouch! They’ve done it again. Those Gandhi topi wearing Congress wallahs. The original Gandhi topi has been replaced by another Gandhi
On 24 August I received a video through WhatsApp. The title of the video is: Kashmiri Ladki.
The spread of Coronavirus in India has been on the upswing despite the measures undertaken by the state.
Recently I came across a profound and very meaningful post in the WhatsApp which read like this: “I asked a wise man, ‘tell me Sir,
The Preamble to the Constitution of UNESCO declares that “ wars begin in the minds of men, it is the minds of men that the defenses
Cultural diversity is a fact of modern life and it exists now in practically all countries of the world. In addition to conventional elements such as race, religion and language,
A few years ago, someone travelling to a religious place out of the country, called me up, “I am very sorry for the wrong I have done to you, please forgive me!” he whispered.