The writer is Associate Editor.
Misinformation and disinformation have become so pervasive in a data-driven world that it is now every citizen’s duty to be sceptical and call it out
The most fundamental change will be in perceptions of technology and technological competence.
Now, in parts of Asia, Muslims are being marginalised, vilified, re-educated or dealt with differentially. The case of the Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi, which became an epicentre of the spread of COVID-19, displays the differential.
In the face of crisis, which calls for rapid response, democratic process ceases to be a virtue
The US and China have barely put a trade war behind them, and now Covid-19 has sparked off an unprecedented infowar in which journalists are cannon fodder.
Pandemics have always caused this damage, even in medieval times, but the shock of seeing whole countries depopulated by scourges like the Black Death overshadowed them
From Xi Jinping to Trump, what the news tells us about the responses of leaders to the coronavirus outbreak
The last incident of lethal sectarian violence in Delhi happened before there were camera phones. In 2020, we have 20/20 vision everywhere.
Sedition is the secular descendant of the European tradition of persecuting people who oppose some element of the social order.
Mohan Bhagwat’s advice to people to refrain from using the term nationalism has TV channels in a fix, while in China, collateral damage of coronavirus claims the entire staff of a newspaper
Coronavirus is no longer making headlines in India, but in the Far East, it remains the top story
Over the last decade, research in old plague pits in Europe and the UK has tied all three outbreaks to the same pathogen and pinned its origin to China, from where it spread by the Silk Route, and hitched rides on merchant ships.
Almost all the coverage about the crisis in China has been about containment and management. But it is a mixed story
Kunal Kamra may not be in air but he was on air, everywhere. And in the UK, a period of separation begins.
A book from Nazi Germany shows how politics can transform ordinary words into language of hate.
Indians interview Indians in Davos, while Brazilian President prepares to ring in Republic Day
As Gen Bipin Rawat’s address at the Raisina Dialogue played out before world cameras, there was shock and awe on television
Manoranjan Byapari, who was shortlisted for the DSC Prize, tells The Indian Express what the NRC means, and why he would rather go to jail than to a detention camp
Making sense of Iran-US tensions and the dissent on Indian streets and in universities
Amitabha Bagchi, winner of the 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, on how great art bonds communities, why narratives can be constraining and the role of the middle class in a democracy.
Amidst the uproar over the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha, glad tidings came from afar.
The findings of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists signal the biggest mass incarceration of a minority since the Holocaust
Astrophysicist, planetarium director, popular author, television personality and inheritor of the mantle of Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson is the author of 16 books of popular science. He spoke to the Indian Express about his new book, Letters from an Astrophysicist, a compilation of this correspondence
In 1989, it may have seemed quaint. Three decades later, it is no longer just an anthropological curiosity.
The first Indian Express readers’ club session featured Tamil author Perumal Murugan who spoke of his humble beginnings, the politics of his work and the power of silence.