Here is a piece I wrote for Article 14 on Section 144 of the CrPC: This is the law that
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Priyanka P. Narain and Pallavi SIngh Mumbai/New Delhi: Images of adventure reside in their collective memory—journeys into the cobbled streets
Patna: Along the busy Rajendra Nagar flyover in Patna, the skyline is dotted with huge, irregularly placed hoardings. More than
Pallavi SinghPatna That hot June afternoon in 1992 left an indelible imprint on Shanker Dutt’s memory. “June 5, in fact,
Pallavi SinghDuhai, Ghaziabad: Caste is most often seen through the prism of conflict—the heated national debates about reservations, the political
Pallavi SinghNew Delhi: Hashmatullah Khan says the combination invites scrutiny: students, computers and Islam. In his case, it gets worse.
New Delhi: The impasse over a government proposal to modernize madrasas, or traditional Islamic schools, illustrates how a “minority mindset”
I am absolutely thrilled to share another story on caste. This one again has gone missing from Mint’s website. I
I covered Dalit capitalism for Mint in its early days when DICCI as a chamber of commerce for the Dalit
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The young girl, visibly bruised and shaken, was brought for questioning amid blaring sirens and numerous cops stirred by her
This very interesting interview with Alpa Shah is a must-read for anyone aspiring to write narrative non-fiction. Shah, a professor
It was always the tattoo that stood out. Peacock tattoo on the waist. It hurt to get it done but
Alpa Shah’s book is an insightful exploration of conflict and its origins, and how the understanding of both eludes politics and policies for tribals in India.
Once a beacon and anchor for those fed up with corruption, the AAP’s ambition of achieving national prominence seems to be over.
One of the most compelling worries of the fourth estate in recent years has been the restricted window of communication
Without transparency on methodology, exit polls are more like an astrologer’s day at the science fair with its share of hits and misses.
On a December day in 1974, at a small dinner party to celebrate the wedding of then prime minister Indira
Bhopal: It was probably the label that deterred shoppers in London from grabbing a free bottle of water being distributed
Olhanpur, Bihar: Until about three years ago, Nizamuddin Ansari, 65, a retired head clerk from the Indian Railways mail service,
Raghopur, Bihar: At 3am, a newspaper van from Searchlite Printing Press in Patna sets out in the dark with bundles
Jhanjharpur, Bihar: On an apology of a road leading to this small town in Madhubani district, thick and diverse traffic—from
Opportunity brought Tatiana Alejandra Cardona to Phagwara, 335km north of New Delhi. This past summer, during her arduous search for
In just a fortnight, Jamia Nagar, best known as the host of the historic Jamia Millia Islamia, has become a
Kairana, Muzaffarnagar: The young lady was dark, dressed in a salwar-suit, and had been through college —a rarity for a