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Farmers sitting at Singhu Border to protest the Centre's farm reform laws, New Delhi, December 1, 2020(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

On farm laws, how the Centre faltered

By Yamini Aiyar and Mekhala Krishnamurthy
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 01:06 PM IST
Rebuilding trust with farmers is essential for India’s reform process and federal compact
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On April 22, a five-judge constitution bench, led by Justice Arun Mishra, struck down a government order (GO No. 3 of 2000) issued by the Andhra Pradesh government which had provided absolute reservation for members of the STs for teaching jobs in the scheduled areas. (Photo @TelanganaCMO)
On April 22, a five-judge constitution bench, led by Justice Arun Mishra, struck down a government order (GO No. 3 of 2000) issued by the Andhra Pradesh government which had provided absolute reservation for members of the STs for teaching jobs in the scheduled areas. (Photo @TelanganaCMO)

After adivasis protest Supreme Court order on reservation, KCR steps in

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 09:20 PM IST
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced that his government would file a review petition in Supreme Court, seeking 100 per cent reservations for STs in tribal area for teacher’s recruitment.
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This week’s HT picks includes a short history of the brahmin colonisation of Kerala, a novel about the run-up to a riot, and a moving diary of a terminal illness.(HT Team)
This week’s HT picks includes a short history of the brahmin colonisation of Kerala, a novel about the run-up to a riot, and a moving diary of a terminal illness.(HT Team)

HT Picks: The most interesting books of the week

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 01:01 PM IST
This week’s good reads include a counter narrative from Kerala, a novel about today’s India, and a cancer diary.
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India's top court began reviewing on July 10, 2018 petitions against a colonial-era ban on homosexuality, in the latest chapter of a legal tussle between social and religious conservatives and more liberal-minded Indians.(AFP Photo)
India's top court began reviewing on July 10, 2018 petitions against a colonial-era ban on homosexuality, in the latest chapter of a legal tussle between social and religious conservatives and more liberal-minded Indians.(AFP Photo)

‘As an adivasi and queer person, felt that I was never represented’

By Ruth Chawngthu | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2018 07:50 AM IST
Once in English class, when a friend of the author suggested using they/them for people whose gender identity was not known, the professor dismissed her by saying it’s too much of a hassle.
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