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You say goodbye, I say hello

Letter from a dad to a daughter. An ode to freedom and beauty, from the earth and sky to the forest and the river. While the city waits with its seductions and sensuality

Shaheen Bagh: A Running Epic of Liberation

The resurgent people of India must acknowledge that it is the students, mothers and sisters of Shaheen Bagh who have put to halt the triumphant march of the war machine of Hindutva. It is Shaheen Bagh that has saved the Indian Constitution

BJP’s Shaheen Bagh obsession: What do they plan to do there?

So how much voltage of what kind of ‘current’ is Amit Shah fantasising to send terrible shivers down the spine of peaceful people in Shaheen Bagh?
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Defence

Pegasus: The Shadow of Surveillance

The Pegasus attack is called the ‘most sophisticated’ smartphone attack ever. It seems a deadly USA-Israel nexus. The NSO group is simply a pawn.

Terror plot on Republic Day: Will the government tell the real story?

The arrest of a top cop in Kashmir in a terror plot along with terrorists opens a can of worms which can be traced to the hanging of Afzal Guru who was hanged to appease ‘the collective conscience of the nation’.

Turkey and Kurds: Is the end game in sight?

It could be quite possible if Turkey — satisfied with the push back of Kurds from their enclaves — decides to withdraw its troops.
Energy

‘The world will be defined by a unique global legitimacy crisis in the coming years’

EXCLUSIVE: Maha Hosain Aziz in conversation with Sanjay Kapoor

Checkmate Chabahar?

Why has India wilted under US pressure on Iran?

Brazil wants to grow food as business with India

Brazil is perceived as a closed economy, therefore, India should utilise every single opportunity to expand its bilateral trade ties.
World

Corona: No dilution of basic rights

The global pandemic should not lead to legitimizing authoritarian tendencies among governments, as in China and Israel. This is especially relevant in contemporary India

Pegasus: The Shadow of Surveillance

The Pegasus attack is called the ‘most sophisticated’ smartphone attack ever. It seems a deadly USA-Israel nexus. The NSO group is simply a pawn.

‘The street is a symbol that can mobilise people’

Suchitra Vijayan of The Polis Project, New York in conversation with Amit Sengupta on the current mass movement in India.