What is Fake News? In the 2017 edition of its stylebook, the American non-profit Associated Press created a new entry in its manual. Titled, ‘fact checks, fake news’, the entry defines fake news as ‘the modern phenomenon of deliberate falsehoods or fiction masked as news circulating on the internet’. Concerns...
Even though the outcome of the investigation hangs in the balance, its nature and scope were unprecedented. The transcript of the set of meetings held by the members of the Abhinav Bharat over 2007 and 2008 is explosive. The proceedings were recorded by one of the participants (Sudhakar Dwivedi alias Amritananda Dev...
The Bajrang Dal was dedicated solely to the construction of the Rama temple at the site of the Babri Masjid
Dhirendra Jha, author of Shadow Armies, on the fringe Hindutva groups that he investigated for his new book and their activities since Modi became PM
Pankaj Mishra speaks to Chiki Sarkar about the failures of modern capitalism, Narendra Modi's politics, and why the next decade will be crucial for India.
An excerpt from Hind Swaraj, Mahatma Gandhi's short polemic on self-rule, Indian civilization, and how the English corrupted India.
Journalist Swati Chaturvedi's investigation reveals how a major political party was mainstreaming hate into India's DNA