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August 31, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Capital Murders

August 31, 1978, Forty Years Ago: The Delhi Police was in the dock in both Houses of Parliament for what members charged was “criminal negligence” on its part in handling the case of kidnapping of two children and their subsequent murder.

Triumphant abroad, forlorn at home

Gap between Modi’s successes on foreign soil and his domestic troubles could be a problem.


The divided city

Class-based inequalities greet you at every corner.

World wide who?

It’s turned 25, but the Web is yet to discover itself

Perpetuating impunity

Maharashtra’s police complaints authorities are designed to be cosmetic sops

Against the flows

India needs to proceed with caution on full capital account liberalisation


How the Department of Telecommunications killed an Indian Facebook

To replicate the energy of Jan Kuom and Brian Acton requires thinking on the feet and that is what this plan would have brought.

Kejriwal’s capitalism

If Kejriwal is sincere about his belief in capitalism, he is mixing in very odd company.

A seat for Modi

Unlike other cities from where Modi flies out after addressing rallies, he halted at several points, including local temples, in Varanasi.

Societal contradictions

Family living style is an important criterion to gauge a candidate’s ability to take responsibility at work.