Botched Prosecutions

Shahina KK

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

The Cyanide Killings

A series of deaths spanning 14 years in a Kerala family is alleged to be one of the rare instances of a female serial killer in India but conclusive evidence is turning out to be hard to come by

The Sixth Sense

Hold your breath, smart detectives are at work

India’s Most Wanted Movie Review

This is a reasonably watchable film that, unfortunately, goes off the radar every now and then

Tough Girls

From Udaan to Delhi Crime, women police officers are on a roll. Less so in real life

Hindi Horror Comics: The Vitality of Evil

From malicious mendicants to rats that rob dead bodies, Hindi horror comics are the perfect ghastly mix of the old and the new

Lust for Life

A first-hand perspective of Bengal’s prison systems

The Spy Who Survived

The untold story of Sergei Skripal


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