Cover Stories

Twisting the Law

A law is meant to save the victim, not to provide a safety gear to the culprit through contrived loopholes in it. It is meant to punish the guilty, not to protect them.

img Dr Suresh Mathew
15 Feb 2021

Sexual Assault is sexual assault : “Skin-to-skin” touch, not the litmus test

A judge, while exercising his/her judicial wisdom, must not distort and dilute the very purpose of POCSO.

img Jaswant Kaur
15 Feb 2021

Articles

Millions of Indians wait for justice for years from a system that is being crushed by its own weight. India’s justice system needs urgent attention.

Ramesh Menon
15 Feb 2021

Sarcasm is a weapon in the arsenal of a humorist or a stand-up comedian or a conversationist. It is used mostly to mock or annoy someone or for humorous purposes.

A. J. Philip
15 Feb 2021

Protest by the farmers against the three controversial farm laws passed by the BJP government has taken the form of a powerful people’s movement.

Jacob Peenikaparambil
15 Feb 2021

We the People do matter. It is time for us the people of India, the electorate, to stand up and ask the ruling dispensation some hard questions.

P. A. Chacko
15 Feb 2021

What could be there in common with the Jewish King Herod of 2,000 years ago, Donald Trump, the disgraced ex-President of the USA and

Matthew Adukanil
15 Feb 2021

Presenting the digital Union Budget, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman stated that India’s fight against COVID-19

Dr Prakash Louis
15 Feb 2021

Decoding is never child’s play! But when one is entrusted with the task of sifting and sieving the past, present and future, the fact from the fiction,

Cedric Prakash
15 Feb 2021

Media reports indicate that in many states across India, children even as young as 10 years seem to be getting hooked to psychotropic substances.

Aarti
15 Feb 2021

Lack of communication in a marriage is one of its darkest secrets, a lesson that needs to be learnt

Chhotebhai
15 Feb 2021

Since his father was an industrialist, Rohit Prajapati belonged to an affluent family. But the poor background of his mother’s family always moved him.

F. M. Britto
15 Feb 2021

The old government architect smiled to himself as he sat at the tea shop he frequented. His assistant who sat next to him though appeared a tad worried.

Robert Clements
15 Feb 2021