The writer is a senior journalist based in Delhi.
The response to Kathua and Unnao highlights an absence.
Watchdog journalism is being replaced by guard dog journalism. Media is deferential to authority, intolerant of contrarian views.
BJP’s fear and foreboding about the Gujarat outcome leads to a bizarre theory
Supreme Court's ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi and surrounding towns till November 1 is extreme, unjustified and, perhaps, inadequately thought through.
On the Rohingya, Aung San Suu Kyi lets political expediency dominate principles
It marks out the good politicians from the bad
L K Advani would have been the most fitting Sangh Parivar choice for the post.
The force has let itself down in the ‘human shield’ incident in Kashmir
The case of the Indian sentenced in Pakistan offers more questions than answers
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s response to the ‘National Herald’ case raises questions.
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.