Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust and Westland Publications invite you to the release of MEMORY IN THE AGE OF amnesia by Saeed Akhtar Mirza The author will be in conversation with Siddharth Varadarajan, Founding Editor, The Wire Seema Mustafa, Editor-in-Chief, The Citizen


Exit poll
20 May 2019
If the results of exit polls are to be believed, the BJP led National Democratic Alliance is all set to make a clean sweep. It is, however, interesting to note that the most enthusiastic results have been thrown up by exit polls conducted in...
19 May 2019
Polling began in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi in the last phase of elections on May 19 amidst allegations of malfunctioning Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). Local media reports that polling was stalled in many booths...
Lok sabha
18 May 2019
As India enters the last leg of elections, several key constituencies of Madhya Pradesh go to polls. Some of these are where electoral fortunes will be decided by farmers and small traders, two groups of people who have suffered more due to the twin...
Model Code of Conduct
18 May 2019
Ashok Lavasa, the election commissioner who may have held dissenting views when ‘clean chits’ were granted to Prime Minister Modi in four matters related to violation of the Election Model Code of Conduct (MCC), has reportedly decided not to attend...
Asia Bibi, Pakistan
18 May 2019
Asia Bibi‘s long and highly publicized ordeal is finally over – she has been allowed to leave Pakistan. Bibi, a Christian, was convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death. However, she was acquitted by the Supreme court in October last year after...