Muzaffarnagar Riots: Silence of the lambs at Court No 11

A ground report from Muzaffarnagar unravels conspiracy of silence and miscarriage of justice

“Change, to be real, has to come from people”

Interview

SEWA founder Ela Bhatt on how to build ‘hundred-mile communities’

What transpired at syria peace talks

Special

As the Islamic State puts Europe in a spot, the UN fights to bring opposing Syrian parties together

Withering threads

Report

Why the weaver of the famous Banarasi silk is unhappy

A day in the life of a trooper

Indo-Bangla Ties

All the action from the first-ever India-Bangladesh joint drill in the riverine borders of the Sundarbans

Money Bill: Lost in translation

Judiciary

Money bill is exhaustively defined in the constitution but it is often interpreted with political expediency in mind rather than the purpose and intent behind carving out this exception

Meaningful cinema should be more accessible to common people

Interview

Interview with Sanjay Joshi, national convener, Cinema of Resistance

Not a joke anymore!

Story

Is banning ‘sardar jokes’ a waste of time or a necessity to stop ethnic stereotypes?

“We will use drones to monitor construction and operations”

Interview

Interview with Greg Bentley, CEO, Bentley Systems

Ballot booth on your desktop

E-governance

The election commission’s decision to explore online voting is a right step towards more inclusive democracy. It will have to cross many hurdles before it can take the leap

Art transplant

Column

TM Krishna, a Carnatic vocalist and writer, talks about a unique socio-cultural initiative which brings different art forms and communities closer to each other

Citizen, surveillance and statistics

Column

Surveillance is an old game; its post-Aadhaar scope is a concern

Making tribal entrepreneurs

Column

Forest dwellers can turn to business and even provide jobs to others by taking advantage of the large market of forest produce

Lessons from NPA crisis

Story

Banks have an opportunity to learn from the current mess and adopt pragmatic policies

“Social security should be a rights-based approach”

Interview

Interview with Ranjit Prakash, national project coordinator, SPF, ILO India

The soothing balm of ayurveda

Story

After a pioneering initiative by a panchayat, ayurveda doctors redefine palliative care in Kerala, bringing relief to patients written off by modern medicine

Towards second green revolution

Column

With a slew of incentives to propel agricultural growth, the budget was only good news for the farmer

In conversation with artist Suresh K Nair

On a personal note

Nair and his students are actively involved in promoting art through various public art projects like turning shabby walls and neglected garbage dump sites into beautiful wall murals.