Publication: HardNews Magazine

First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

What a waste!

With the e-waste burden mounting, India still has no clue as to how to deal with this toxic dumpHardnews Bureau DelhiWhen it comes to e-waste, India is the world’s trash bin.  We are not just accumulating mountains of used ICs, cathode ray tubes, mobile ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Oh shit!

The ill effects of the almost institutional practice of open-air defecation can no longer be ignored, and to clean up the government might have to dirty its handsLily Tekseng DelhiIndia’s biggest shame lies in how its people unabashedly conduct their ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Clean up with a conscience

The Prime Minister envisions a ‘Clean India’. Will it just remain an ambitious dream or can Modi deliver?Sanjay Kapoor DelhiPrime ministers do not usually step out of their offices with, literally, a broom. Narendra Modi, en route to launching his “Swachch ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Taking to the Streets

It is time for democracy to hear its futureManash Bhattacharjee DelhiWhen liberty goes out of a place it is not the first to go,nor the second or third to go,It waits for all the rest to go, it is the last.~ Walt Whitman, from “To a Foil’d European R ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

US visit: Modi hangs tough

In his first trip to the United States as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi gives little awaySanjay Kapoor DelhiFrom the standpoint of foreign policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to be engaged in a furious game of speed chess—where only outcomes are ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

CHANGE IS LIKE A CRUMPLED FACSIMILE

F or several weeks now demonstrators in Hong Kong have been occupying one of the few open spaces — Central — in densely built Hong Kong. Their demand is for genuine democracy, as promised by the government of China at the time of the takeover in 1997. ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

‘People talking about Love Jihad are those who actually love jihad’

Jayant Chaudhary, General Secretary of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and grandson of the late former PM Charan Singh, talks about the current upheavals in Jat politics in Western Uttar PradeshSadiq Naqvi DelhiWhat is your assessment of the situation on ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
Entities: Jihad, Sugarcane, Verdict
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Loss of Shared Meanings

Post the riots, there is a need for the articulation of the trauma of the survivors or we will risk the social death of a segregated communityGhazala Jamil DelhiIn muzaffarnagar and Shamli, a community struggles to come to grips with the reality of the ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

‘How can the party blame the government for the electoral loss when it was controlling the said government?’

Dr Hans Raj Bhardwaj, former Governor and law minister, says the Judicial Appointments Commission is flawed and can hurt the judiciary’s independenceSanjay Kapoor DelhiCan you give us a background of the collegium that appoints judges?The collegium system ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Lest we Forget: The Batla House Case, six years on

Released by Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association19th September marks the sixth anniversary of the Batla House ‘encounter’. Six years ago, on this day, the Special Cell of Delhi Police claimed to have hit upon the perpetrators of the serial blasts that ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

‘Muzaffarnagar was just an eruption, the process has been going on for a long time quietly’

Tanweer Fazal, an Associate Professor of Sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, explains the reasons for communal disharmony in Western UPSadiq Naqvi DelhiWhat do you make of the communal disturbances in western UP?Although the RSS presence was not ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

CRIME CAPER CAPITAL

Patrick Bryson has a long and intimate relationship with India. His stories unfurl in unexpected landscapes and unexplored issues of Indian societyLily Tekseng DelhiThe Sad Demise of Manpreet Singh moves easily from the sequestered diplomatic compounds ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Sep 11 2014]

Quotes

...What needs to be seen is how he will go about cleaning a country that is so comfortable littering. According to some, it is a ` "62,000 crore project. Modi tried to sell it as a potential business opportunity to NRIs who had come to hear his soaring speech at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Even the USthe US government has offered to participate in this grand plan to clean India."

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Oh shit! [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
What a waste! [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
Taking to the Streets [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
Clean up with a conscience [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
US visit: Modi hangs tough [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 13 2014]
CHANGE IS LIKE A CRUMPLED FACSIMILE [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
Loss of Shared Meanings [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
‘People talking about Love Jihad are those who ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
‘How can the party blame the government for the... [Published HardNews Magazine - Oct 08 2014]
Lest we Forget: The Batla House Case, six years on [Published HardNews Magazine - Sep 19 2014]
‘Muzaffarnagar was just an eruption, the proces... [Published HardNews Magazine - Sep 12 2014]
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