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Hanging by a Thread

Nikita Doval

Four men were executed in the early hours of March 20th finally bringing peace to Jyoti Singh’s family, though larger questions about the death penalty still persist

CC Thampi: The Tycoon Trail

Will the Enforcement Directorate probe of CC Thampi open a can of worms?

Twists in the Tales

Grand capers that explored murder and politics with depth and humour

Beyond the Scapegoat

Why are crimes against women being avenged by vigilantism and blood thirst?

She and the City

The alleged encounter killing of the four accused in the rape and murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad may have made heroes of the police. But at the same time, officers in plainclothes are making the city safer for women

‘Modern life is against crime and the enjoyment of crime’

A veteran of children’s books and crime fiction, Anthony Horowitz tells Bhavya Dore why he chose to change the rules of the murder mystery

Murder on Her Mind

Jollyamma Joseph, believed to have killed six people over fourteen years in Kerala, is not exceptional

Botched Prosecutions

A judgment for acquittal in the death of two Dalit sisters in Kerala highlights the state’s refusal to acknowledge its child abuse problem

Lives and Deaths in Tihar

It’s India’s most fabled jail that housed the notorious and the respectable, and where some prisoners were more equal than others and some executions were stranger than what was reported. Startling revelations of a man who witnessed their lives and last moments

Kamlesh Tewari: A Murder in Lucknow

As long as political blinkers continue to affect attempts at understanding religious radicalism, such events will continue to recur

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