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Indic texts never valorised acts of desecration as bringing glory to god

May 28, 2022 4:00:25 am

The idea that god takes multiple forms is ingrained in Indic religions, but not in Abrahamic faiths

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Digitisation will ensure speedy, efficient delivery of justice

May 28, 2022 7:26:54 am

Digitisation of court records, e-filing of cases and their virtual hearing, live streaming of court proceedings are particularly important.

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Hindus and Muslims must give up rigid positions on contested places of worship

May 28, 2022 5:59:16 am

If the Kashi-Mathura disputes are finally adjudicated upon by the nation’s top court, whatever decision it gives in the interest of peace and harmony should not raise eyebrows


Arguments for India as a ‘civilisational state’ don’t present a true picture of the past

May 28, 2022 6:02:36 am

This understanding of Indian history rests on a willful forgetting of the exploitation of women and the oppression of labouring castes, pastoral, nomadic and forest communities

How to solve crimes better

May 28, 2022 7:26:00 am

The key to an improved criminal justice system is quality forensic labs and well-trained staff, not more legislation and harsher punishments

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The caste-less village of ‘Panchayat’ is a utopia that doesn’t exist

May 28, 2022 6:10:25 am

Whether by design or not, the absence of rural India’s most uncomfortable reality from the show is jarring and amounts to ‘caste-washing’

The Indian consumer will have to spend more for a little longer

May 27, 2022 8:39:04 am

Dipti Deshpande writes: Pressure on prices of agricultural commodities will take time to soften. This should be after the Russia-Ukraine conflict de-escalates and the impact gradually fades away

Why we must ask who killed Meena Khalkho

May 27, 2022 8:50:43 am

Sharmila Purkayastha, Uma Chakravarti write: It is not ‘habitual’ female conduct that obstructs fair and impartial inquiry into sexual crimes, but ‘habitual’ misogyny


Making sense of the GST bonanza

May 27, 2022 8:45:33 am

Ishan Bakshi writes: Revenue collections have been rising. The challenge for Centre and states is to ensure that this continues


The conviction of Yasin Malik

May 27, 2022 9:11:12 pm

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: As is often the case in Kashmir, one act of closure may open up new and even more ominous questions.

The underappreciated honesty of Karan Johar

May 26, 2022 5:20:22 pm

KJo is 50. It’s easy to think his cinema is just cliche wrapped in consumerism that hasn’t evolved. But there’s skill and honesty in his work


Uvalde shooting | A parent writes: Not my children, not any children should pay the price of inaction by elected officials on gun control

May 27, 2022 9:47:11 am

Raj Mohabe writes: One would imagine that after each unspeakable tragedy, leaders and lawmakers in the US would move to enact common-sense gun laws. But there’s nothing but inaction.

Opinion: City forests can secure Delhi’s future

May 26, 2022 9:51:36 am

Reena Gupta writes: Delhi’s administrative boundaries are limited and the space allocated for forests is also limited, yet every year
the government sets an ambitious target of increasing the green cover.


Opinion: India is a nation of meat-eaters — they are mostly men

May 26, 2022 10:00:13 am

M A Kalam writes: Besides smashing the ‘vegetarian India’ myth, NFHS data also reveals how entrenched patriarchy dictates who is allowed to eat what.


Opinion: Supreme Court’s ruling on GST deepens the churn in the tax regime

May 26, 2022 10:19:02 am

M Govinda Rao writes: Placing Centre and states on equal footing in the GST Council could expedite reforms through negotiation.

Gyanvapi mosque: Why Supreme Court’s transfer of case to district judge sends the wrong signal

May 26, 2022 9:50:57 am

Rekha Sharma writes: Supreme Court order inadvertently casts aspersions on competence of subordinate judiciary. District court should not be weighed down by SC observation

Opinion: What wins votes today is ‘trust capital’

May 26, 2022 10:04:10 am

Badri Narayan writes: Unlike charisma, which denotes the magical pull of a political leader, trust capital is acquired slowly by building connections and delivering on promises.


Opinion: Decolonising science in Indian education

May 25, 2022 2:39:00 pm

Pranav Sharma writes: The National Education Policy attempts to discard the shackles of Western hegemony, produce scientific, global knowledge from and for India.


Opinion: The message from the government’s wheat export ban

May 25, 2022 9:04:43 pm

Madan Sabnavis writes: It is not prepared to let market forces operate in the agricultural sector.


Opinion: How the Quad can become more than an anti-China grouping

May 25, 2022 9:34:56 am

Jagannath Panda writes: It potentially represents amalgamation of eastern and western ‘like-minded’ countries committed to rules-based liberal order.

Johnny-Depp-Amber Heard case: Should a society amuse itself with TikToks about trauma?

May 27, 2022 5:48:43 am

Rohan Banerjee writes: A trial about alleged domestic violence and abuse can be triggering for the victims of such crimes and must be handled with respect and sensitivity.

Opinion: India needs parliamentary supervision of trade pacts

May 24, 2022 8:50:31 am

Prabhash Ranjan writes: Effective parliamentary supervision will increase the domestic acceptance and legitimacy of international treaties, especially economic agreements, which are often critiqued for imposing undue restraints on India’s economic sovereignty.

Opinion: For full equality of women, marital rape exception must go

May 24, 2022 8:54:58 am

Jayna Kothari writes: The object of the State in enacting Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code is not to protect marriages, but to protect all women against violent sexual assault.

Opinion: Can there be justice in the 2019 Hyderabad encounter case?

May 25, 2022 9:37:17 am

Zeba Sikora writes: SC-appointed inquiry commission found holes in police version of events and directed that 10 policemen involved be prosecuted for murder. But the long history of impunity offers little hope


Gyanvapi: Court must follow law not faith

May 24, 2022 8:43:09 am

Ashutosh Varshney writes: Attempt to reclaim mosque for Hindu religious purposes flatly contradicts the Constitution.