‘Where is that b*** m***, your husband? I will chase him and hunt him down’: when a godman threatened a journalist

The sudden demise of the colourful and controversial Lakshmivara Teertha swamiji of #Shiroor Mutt in Udupi—one of the eight monasteries (‘Ashta Mutt’) set up by Madhvacharya in the temple town …

‘If Rama devotees get their hands on these [AK-47s], they will be even more fearsome than the Taliban’

Who killed Gauri Lankesh? Despite a concerted campaign to deflect attention in the initial days, it is becoming increasingly clear that radical Hindu right-wing outfits—Sanatan Sanstha, Hindu Yuva Sena, Hindu …

What’s common to Vineet Jain’s defence on Cobrapost sting on media, and Robin Morris’s defence on Al Jazeera’s sting on match-fixers?

Caught on tape offering to push Hindutva for Rs 500 crore, The Times group’s Vineet Jain says, au contraire, his company was doing a “reverse sting” on Cobrapost. Caught on …

Vidhana Soudha cost Rs 2 crore to build. Its 60th anniversary “event” cost Kengal Hanumanthaiah’s grandson Rs 9 crore.

Love it or loathe it, the Vidhana Soudha is Bangalore’s signature building. The five-storeyed, 500,000 square feet structure was built in four years flat. And, although Karnataka first chief minister …