Cover Story

  • The Third Gender: Why Transgender Are Seen as a Different Community?

  • Karnataka Elections: Nanga Nach

  • Ibrahim Honjo: Creativity is not the Only Purpose

  • Human Rights Reframed: Universal Declaration of the Rights of Peoples

  • Rajnikanth: The Advent of a New Star-Politician

  • Dispute over Honorary Doctorate for West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

  • Professor Obaid Siddiqi: A Tribute on his Birth Anniversary!

  • Celebrating Women: The Year That Was!

  • How fair is the First Past the Post for Indian Democracy?

  • Hinduism Never Considered Homosexuality a Disease or a Crime

It May be Time to go for Non-Human Judges: AI Could Have Faults, but so do Our Human Judges

Reading Time: 3 minutesNew contours of judicial processes are emerging, which might help in instituting a more acceptable and transparent system. Artificial intelligence is one such area. Technology and law are converging in a manner that might make it possible to integrate and even interchange human and non-human roles for better delivery of justice. Artificial intelligence, more understood […]


Centre-State Logjam in Delhi Becomes Uglier: Row over Prakash and Ruling AAP Unfortunate

Reading Time: 3 minutesThere has been constant trouble between the BJP-led government at the Centre and Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party government. This is not to justify the midnight drama at Kejriwal’s residence wherein in the presence of the Chief Minister, the Chief Secretary was reportedly roughed up. This is, perhaps, the first instance of this type and […]


Policy Experiments May Sabotage Food Self-Sufficiency

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe keenness of the BJP-led government runs contrary to its party’s pledge of ‘flourishing agriculture’ taken in its 2014 election manifesto, as well as the government’s own emphasis on adopting a multi-dimensional seven-point strategy. In fact, the government shrewdly says everything that sounds wonderful while concealing its real intention in the camouflage of policy statements. […]


Canadian PM Visit: Far from Controversy

Reading Time: 4 minutesAhead of Justin Trudeau’s summit-level talks with the PM Narendra Modi, his dinner invitation to Khalistan terrorist Jaspal Atwal by Canadian High Commissioner raked in much controversy and debate. Trudeau has had a soft corner for the Sikh community since the day he came to power in the year 2015. Here’s a report by Navodita, […]


Prayers and Hope: A Severe Outbreak of Flu in Hong Kong

Reading Time: 3 minutesHong Kong is an overpopulated, crowded place where people are closely packed together for lack of space. Add to that high humidity levels, and it is the perfect breeding ground for viruses. It witnessed one of the worst ever outbreaks of Flu, says, Suveera, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. It feels like […]


Venice: The Wondrous Floating City

Reading Time: 4 minutesRuchira takes us on a tour of Venice, a quaint city built on a cluster of 118 islands, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. This quaint city built on a cluster of 118 islands, off the coast of northeastern Italy, has evoked fantasy, and imagination down the centuries. Its appearance has remained static […]


Many Ways of Draping a Sari – II

Reading Time: 6 minutesThere are more than 80 recorded ways to wear a sari. Here’s the second and final part of the erudite article that discusses the major styles, says, fashionista Shameena, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. A drape that is primarily worn by the Golla (shepherd) and the Gudati Kapulu (agriculturist) communities of Narasannapalle, a village in the Kadapa […]