Bengal’s acid attack crisis reflects lawlessness and injustice

The latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report on crime in India has revealed a disturbing trend. West Bengal has topped the list of acid attack cases in the country for the third consecutive year. In 2022, the state recorded 31 incidents with 35 victims, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Nationally, there were […]

India’s case for well deserved permanent seat in UNSC

India’s bid for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is well deserved, rooted in its credentials as the world’s largest democracy, the second-most populous country, a major economic player, a responsible nuclear power, and a significant contributor to UN peacekeeping missions. Despite these qualifications, India has faced resistance and indifference from […]

Bridging the Gender Pay Gap in India

India is a country of paradoxes, where rapid economic growth and social transformation coexist with persistent inequalities and injustices. One of the most glaring and persistent problems is the gender pay gap, which refers to the difference between the average earnings of men and women for the same work. According to a report by the […]

A long-awaited closure for Manipur’s ethnic violence victims

GUWAHATI: The recent transfer of 64 bodies of the victims from the Kuki and Meitei communities, who were killed in the ongoing ethnic clashes in Manipur since May, marks a long-awaited closure for their families and relatives. The bodies, which were kept for months in the morgues of Imphal and Churachandpur, were finally handed over […]

Supreme Court orders primary survey of Shahi Idgah Complex in Mathura

The Supreme Court’s decision to allow a primary survey of the Shahi Idgah complex near the Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple in Mathura has reignited the debate over the disputed religious sites in India. The survey, ordered by the Allahabad High Court on December 14, is aimed at verifying the claims of a Hindu group that […]