Cover Stories

Need for Introspection and Reform

The Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) has made a significant decision to defer India's accreditation for the second consecutive time this week.

Fr. Gaurav Nair Fr. Gaurav Nair
20 May 2024

Arrests and Remands Cannot Violate Fundamental Rights: Supreme Court

The SC on May 15 extended the procedural safeguards to arrests under UAPA and ordered the release of NewsClick founder editor Prabir Purkayastha arrested under the Act.

Joseph Maliakan Joseph Maliakan
20 May 2024


Historically, forcible arrests without charges have been a tactic employed by governments globally to maintain authoritative control.

Aakash Aakash
20 May 2024

Let me delve into history for a moment. The Cold War was a period of intense geopolitical tension and rivalry between the United States and its NATO allies

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
20 May 2024

After BJP's massive victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and the installation of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
20 May 2024

"J'Accuse….!" which is French for "I accuse…." is a term loaded with history and meaning, used to express indignation at the brutality and injustice

Mathew John Mathew John
20 May 2024

Christianity is India's third-largest religion, according to the census of 2011, with approximately 27.8 million followers, constituting 2.3% of India's population.

Prof. Emanual Nahar Prof. Emanual Nahar
20 May 2024

"Abki baar 400 Paar" is a terrific catchphrase for an election campaign, but what is the catch? Why 400 paar?

Peter Fernandes Peter Fernandes
20 May 2024

Dr G. Ramachandram presents a series of reflections on the Indian freedom struggle and the role played by a galaxy of eminent leaders of the country

Joseph M. Dias Joseph M. Dias
20 May 2024

The Bengali newspaper Bartaman's motto, "We will not fear anyone other than God, and we will not become sycophants to anyone

Sacaria Joseph Sacaria Joseph
20 May 2024

There's only one purpose a billboard or hoarding serves; to be noticed!

Robert Clements Robert Clements
20 May 2024