Sexual violence - Dyson Heydon - Illustration only

No profession, class, or other demographic is immune from sexual violence (read predation) because it thrives wherever an imbalance of power exists. Only 1 in 10 reported cases of sexual violence proceed to court and secure a conviction Sexual violence thrives wherever there is an imbalance of power No profession,Read More →

The real purpose of India’s visit to Australia that begins on Tuesday with the two countries getting into the shortest mode of cricket in preparation for the World Twenty20 in India in a month’s time. Results-wise the just concluded five-match One-Day International (ODI) series may have been a big disappointment.Read More →

A State in Denial – Pakistan’s Misguided and Dangerous Crusade by B. G. Verghese What lies at the root of Pakistan’s persistent animus against its larger, eastern neighbour? Was it rancour over the process of Partition and the territorial division, over Kashmir, the division of river waters, the loss ofRead More →

Is Congress promoting national interest? The Lok Sabha speaker may have withdrawn her remarks about the Congress being indifferent towards “national interest” on the last day of parliament’s winter session on December 23, but to the people at large, the grandmotherly Sumitra Mahajan had a valid point. The virtual washingRead More →

One hundred and nineteen years ago, on January 23, was born one of India’s most iconic political figures – Subhas Chandra Bose. Forty four years later, in 1941, he left the country never to return, dying in a controversial aircrash on August 18, 1945. Many enquiries later, and with ampleRead More →