19 April, 2021
Cover Story/Delhi Police

The Case Diary

No other law enforcement agency is in the spotlight as much as Delhi Police. A close look at the national capital’s police force, facing both bouquets and brickbats for its style of functioning

Bhavna Vij-Aurora, Jeevan Prakash Sharma
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March 08, 2021

Cover Story

Interview

‘Police Are Now Dictated By Political Bosses’

Police forces find it difficult not to comply with their master’s mandates: former Mumbai Police Commissioner Julio Ribeiro tells Preetha Nair

March 08, 2021 | Preetha Nair
  • Interview

    ‘Delhi Police Is 200 Per Cent...’

    As Delhi Police grabs global attention, Commissioner Sachidanand Shrivastava, a 1985...

    March 08, 2021 | Ruben Banerjee, Bhavna Vij-Aurora
  • Opinion

    Sedition: A Minatory Frown

    Why does a draconian law invented by the colonial British to serve its ends still enjoy a robust life in India...

    March 08, 2021 | Vipul Mudgal
  • Opinion

    Suffering By Default

    Delhi Police is nobody’s police. Perhaps mercifully so. Despite the stains on its uniform, critics...

    March 08, 2021 | Neeraj Kumar
  • Delhi Riots/Survivors

    When Blind Hate Took An Eye...

    A year on, a few of the Delhi riots victims try to cope with iron resolve and an expectation of ‘justice’ while...

    March 08, 2021 | Preetha Nair

National

  • Kashmir/Terrorism

    Uneasy Fear And A Phalanx Of Barrels

    The recent spate of militant attacks in the Valley have one obvious target: Hindu recipients of new domicile certificates

    March 08, 2021 | Naseer Ganai
  • Politics/Farmer Stir

    Same War, Different Weapons

    RSS-affiliated BKS is fighting against farm laws separately

    March 08, 2021 | Jayanta Bhattacharya
  • Opinion

    Death By Excrement

    Why has Tamil Nadu overtaken even UP in sewer deaths? What makes for its conspiracy of silence?

    March 08, 2021 | Pragya Akhilesh, Bobby Kunhu

International

  • India-China/Way Ahead

    In A High, Cold Plateau

    The disengagement in Ladakh cools the overheated boiler, but the border issue will now take precedence in Sino-India ties

    March 08, 2021 | Seema Guha
  • Sans Frontiers

    Headlines from around the world last week

    March 08, 2021
  • Foreign Hand

    Joe Biden eases into the Oval Office with a well-manicured, classic aesthetic and work ethic…the US is back in WHO, the Paris Accord, diplomacy limps back, but there’s a lot to undo.

    March 08, 2021

Business

Economy/Petroleum

Touch A Painfuel Point

Fuel prices are going through the roof and there is no respite in sight. Why is it happening?

March 08, 2021 | Lola Nayar, Jyotika Sood

Poliglot

  • Snapshot

    Life Lesson Unlearnt

    Thiruvalluvar, author of the late Sangam-era classic Thirukkural, as a cherubic Brahmin? The Tamil Nadu...

    March 08, 2021 | G.C. Shekhar
  • Interview

    ‘Majority Against Beef, Love...’

    'I have not stated the BJP will bring a law against love jihad or ban beef. In any case, beef-eating and love jihad...

    March 08, 2021 | Preetha Nair
  • Bengal

    On A Snort Leash

    It’s cocaine blues for the BJP in poll-bound Bengal. Pamela Goswami, a model and a young face for the...

    March 08, 2021 | Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
  • Poliglot

    Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

    March 08, 2021

The NEWS

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

March 08, 2021

Southern Outpost Falls

Self-goal by the Congress in Pondicherry

March 08, 2021 | G.C. Shekhar

Sports

Sports/IPL & ISL

Beautiful Game, Poor Cousin Of Bat’n Ball

IPL,overseen by BCCI, is a spectacular money-spinner. In abject contrast, football, and ISL, is cash-strapped and dogged by losses. Terrible governance is the only culprit.

March 08, 2021 | Lloyd Mathias

Arts & Entertainment

Review/Art and Culture

To ‘Sir’, With Love

Over the years, playing marginalised characters have made her hyper-aware of not letting her give in to any tired cliches of claiming authenticity, says Tillotama Shome

March 08, 2021 | Lachmi Deb Roy

Books

Book Review

The News Today, Oh Boy

The all-you-can-eat-menu of daily news is toxic rubbish, argues a Swiss journalist

March 08, 2021 | Sudhirendar Sharma

Diary

White Tiger Diary

As an actor, how do you handle a film that you already know as a book? Adarsh Gourav spent time in a Jharkhand village, worked at a food stall, and improvised from the gut….

March 08, 2021 | Adarsh Gourav

Letters

Letters

Published Feedback From Our Readers: Rants, Raves, Bouquets, Brickbats

March 08, 2021