Cover Stories

Choking the NGO Sector

The sheer number of cancelling of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) renewal applications of NGOs is mindboggling.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
10 Jan 2022

Civil Society Under Attack: FCRA hanging like a Damocles Sword

Studies suggest that the NGOs were able to contribute to a much larger extent in the pandemic than any government, be it at the Centre or at the state level.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
10 Jan 2022


As the right-wing groups, with apparent support of the powers-that-be, are out to decimate minorities, the Church hierarchy should wake up and speak up

P. A. Chacko P. A. Chacko
10 Jan 2022

Do you think Ram would have tolerated those Sants who want to kill Muslims? But Modi and Co. tolerate them in the mistaken belief that it would fetch them votes.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
10 Jan 2022

Gopalkrishna Gandhi in conversation with Elsa Lycias Joel about India as a Republic

Elsa Lycias Joel Elsa Lycias Joel
10 Jan 2022

A unique characteristic of fascism is the use of stormtroopers operating under the benign gaze of the State

Mathew John Mathew John
10 Jan 2022

Spreading hatred in the name of religion is a contradiction, but that is what one gets to see in the country

Julian S Das Julian S Das
10 Jan 2022

2022 dawned bleakly. Not just because of the resurgent Covid, but because of the events of 3rd January.

Chhotebhai Chhotebhai
10 Jan 2022

A pluralist India with unity of minds and hearts can be built if the people of India practice fraternity

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
10 Jan 2022

‘The ethnicisation of India’s democracy that took place during Narendra Modi’s first term lies particularly in the government’s active promotion of Hinduism at the expense of secularism.

Lancy Lobo Lancy Lobo
10 Jan 2022

To achieve the objective of raising the marriage age, the government should make sure that laws relating to RTE and other issues are strictly implemented

Adv Jessy Kurian Adv Jessy Kurian
10 Jan 2022

Some years ago, I read how an Indian sentenced to death by UAE's Supreme Court for murdering a girl had been pardoned by the victim's parents!

Robert Clements Robert Clements
10 Jan 2022