In Defence of Killing a Tigress

Madhavankutty Pillai

The hypocrisy of rich Indians telling the poor why they must die

Death in the Evening

The dreams of two young men from adjacent villages on either side of the Telangana-Chhattisgarh border ended in tragedy. Rahul Pandita reports from Bhadrachalam

A Job for the Government

It is escapism to ask WhatsApp to prevent lynchings

‘To Somehow Shut Me Up’

A personal tribute to Gauri Lankesh (1962-2017)

The Banality of Cruelty

Every time Pakistan does something dastardly, there is a demand for an effective Indian response. Is there another option?

Death in Kansas City

Srinivas Kuchibhotla paid with his life for his optimism

War and Piece

Shanaathanan returns to war-torn Jaffna as artist, curator and visual archivist

Omar Mateen and the Clash of American Dreams

The Orlando killer may have pledged his allegiance to ISIS but there is more to his hatred and violence

MM Kalburgi (1938-2015): Death of a Dissenter

The murder of Professor MM Kalburgi is part of a disturbing pattern of intolerance


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