Media Watch

'19Jan
13

Meet the hottest-tipped debut novelists of 2019

My Sister, the Serial Killer (Atlantic, January)Six months before Oyinkan Braithwaite turned 30, she began to panic. It wasn’t the prospect of getting older that alarmed her, but that she had still not written a...
'19Jan
11

An evangelical group is trying to strip LGBTQ protections from an anti-lynching bill

Congress is finally close to passing a bill that makes lynching a hate crime — but an evangelical group is trying to remove any reference to LGBTQ communities from the legislation.When the Senate unanimously passed...
'19Jan
09

Transcript: Dambisa Moyo on rethinking democracy

Mehdi VO: From the Brexit vote in Britain …Nigel Farage (archive): A victory for real people …Mehdi VO: ... to the election of Donald Trump …Donald Trump (archive): A new vision will govern our land …Mehdi VO: ......
'19Jan
08

A renewed attack on privacy: on Aadhaar Bill

On Friday, the Lok Sabha, without any attendant discussion, passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018. On any reasonable reading it ought to be plainly apparent that the Bill flagrantly flouts both...
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