Cover Stories

Assault on Democracy

It was a rare sight. Probably the first in India. Congress candidates in Goa during the last Assembly elections made an unusual visit to temples, churches and dargah to take an oath

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
18 Jul 2022

Opposition-mukt Bharat: Sangh Parivar’s pipedream

BJP is not satisfied with just a Congress-mukt Bharat. Narendra Modi already has a dissent-mukt BJP. Now he wants an Opposition-mukt Bharat.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
18 Jul 2022


The current regime in the country, instead of protecting and promoting democracy, is visibly fostering a police state

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
18 Jul 2022

The middle class people with better education and financial stability are apparently unconcerned about the violation of core Constitutional principles in the country

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
18 Jul 2022

The Rajapaksas who ran the nation’s government as their family enterprise are largely responsible for the country’s present economic crisis

Sacaria Joseph Sacaria Joseph
18 Jul 2022

It has been proved many times over that the conversion bogey is an attempt to serve political ends and has nothing to do with religion, Hinduism or Christianity

Lancy Lobo Lancy Lobo
18 Jul 2022

Civil servants are supposed to express their views fearlessly as not doing so sullies the process of decision-making. Unfortunately, they have become ‘yes men’

Mathew John Mathew John
18 Jul 2022

What is the problem in opting for a religion or switching over to another religion or choosing to be without religion?

Dr. M. D. Thomas Dr. M. D. Thomas
18 Jul 2022

Fr. Linse is a German priest who has been running several projects to help the physically challenged, the poor and the marginalized in India for the last few decades.

Varghese Alengaden Varghese Alengaden
18 Jul 2022

Much has been written and debated about the political and economic crisis in Sri Lanka.

Aarti Aarti
18 Jul 2022

A trend that’s becoming common as political defections take place is for elected representatives to flee

Robert Clements Robert Clements
18 Jul 2022