GAME-CHANGER

But for whom? Ground reports from Chandigarh and Puducherry, where a pilot project is on, are not encouraging

Interview with ULFA leader Anup Chetia

Interview

ULFA leader Anup Chetia is back in India and engaged in peace talks with the government.

JNU Row: Not in order

Column

Delhi HC order in Kanhaiya’s case imposes pre-censorship on free speech, lays vague conditions for bail, criminalises thought and virtually puts blame on teachers for not guiding students

And the newsfaker of the year award goes to…

Column

Truth, facts, norms are mere collateral damage as a section of TV news channels go to war on ‘nationalism’

Encountering truth

Story

Ishrat Jahan’s family’s long, grim and daily fight to come to terms with reality goes on as old allegations are revived

Housing is a human right: Leilani Farha

Interview

Interview with UN`s Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as component of the right to an adequate standard of living

When the law is reluctant to play Cupid

Story

The process of civil marriage – once a simple affair – has become cumbersome; even challenging

State of confusion

Story

Despite 95% Aadhaar coverage, Puducherry is struggling to administer cash transfer scheme in four of its districts

An idea whose time hasn’t come

Story

The pilot project in Chandigarh reveals fault lines that may create new problems for the poor

Securing two square meals

Story

Technology is changing the way FCI manages food supply chain. It can also pave way for DBT of food grain to the poorest

Interview with Jean Dreze

Interview

As a development economist, he shares his thoughts on DBT, Aadhaar, and cash transfer under the National Food Security Act, 2013

Baseless Aadhaar

Story

The bill doesn`t provide recourse in case of denial of service, provides executive monitoring instead of parliamentary oversight

‘Good governance’, but through subterfuge!

Analysis

Aadhaar is finally getting the sanctity of a law but on disputable grounds

How not to disinvest

Story

NITI Aayog has been given a key role to get disinvestment going. But experts criticise the move

Interview with Secretary, IT, Delhi

Interview

RFP for Delhi Wi-Fi project soon

The new digital blueprint for social change

Story

Blockchain databases and bitcoin exchanges are bringing new logic of crowdsourced funding for civil society organisations

In conversation with tabla player Anuradha Pal

On a personal note

Her experience of having excelled in a male-dominated field