The decision of the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) in the matter involving the juvenile accused in the December 16 Delhi gang rape case will be delivered on Thursday, July 25, 2013. The JJB’s decision will be based on the provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 (JJ Act) – a law that overrides all other laws on aspects of detention, prosecution, or punishment of juveniles in conflict with the law.
India has a third of the world's malnourished children. The Food Security Bill proposes to guarantee basic nutrition even as we hear of children dying everywhere from Kerala to Bihar, from malnutrition to eating poisonous midday meals. Amid the march of grim statistics, Meghala's story is a reminder that the systems are failing our children and they are dying right next to us. Read
Amid the Narendra Modi satire flap, a stand-up comic explains why. Read
What happens to you after rape? What happens to you after the police, the media and your chief minister scorn you? How do you begin to live again? An intimate profile of Suzette Jordan as she finds her way back home. Read
Despite being warned to expect it all your life, despite all the chatter of the last few months, you probably still don’t know how to deal with sexual assault. A comprehensive look at how Indian women can navigate the first few days after rape. Read on
CBI versus IB. Home Ministry versus CBI. Someone's getting autonomy. And it’s all done with smoke and mirrors. Read on
The gripping story of Dr Nalini Ambady — honored by Bill Clinton, a collaborator of Malcolm Gladwell — and her battle against a life-threatening illness. Read on
In today's police state, it is an "Unlawful Activity" to protest through song and dance and drama. This is one woman's story. It is also Everyone's story
A juicy celebration of the fruit of kings, the king of fruits
What’s really going on at the massive Turkish protests? Tear gas. Water cannons. Batons. Darth Vader police. Penguin cartoons. Free hugs. Slogans in underwear. Our writer found all that and much more.
The furor around BJP MP Raghavji is a cue to revise our laws, not to crack crude homophobic jokes, says Kavita Krishnan
If anything was evident post-Kolaveri, it was a lack of knowledge about Dhanush and his work.
What does it mean to do relief work in a still-spinning, still-besieged Uttarakhand? Our writer goes to the heart of a major relief operation and discovers its nitty gritties, weirdness and heartbreak
The Koodankulam nuclear plant went critical this weekend despite stinging criticism from both pro and anti-nuclear experts. Shouldn’t we terrified that the plant has been dealing with Russian conmen suppliers, missing wiring and electrocution deaths? Shouldn’t we be scared that the nuclear establishment itself admit that they have no disaster management plans?
The proposed Food Security Bill will likely raise the demand for dal across India. While farmers and consumers are against it, the government keeps favouring the agri-industry and importing more and more cheap versions to offset rising inflation. But why won’t India produce its own dal anymore?
Why is it that the most fashionably conscious, environment-friendly people have the most inappropriate dogs? Why haven’t they discovered the amazing Indy yet?