The Probe Podumentary

The Probe

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May 11, 2023

Fake Encounters: Extra-judicial Killings By Rogue Cops

The Indian police force of late has been in the thick of controversy for alleged extrajudicial killings or fake encounters. The motivation of the police behind the killings in many recent cases has come into qu...

16 mins

Apr 04, 2023

LGBTQIA Rights: Can Government Institutionalise Stereotypes?

India’s first trans photojournalist was stripped naked by a cop for refusing sexual favours. The Transgender community was mocked in the UP assembly. The Centre recently told the top court that it could not rec...

20 mins

Feb 07, 2023

Pending Bail Cases: Do We Need Reforms or Revolution?

The second seniormost judge of the Supreme Court of India had recently said that it would take at least 500 to 700 years to dispose of India’s pending bail applications. Why are bail cases pending in India? Hea...

20 mins

Nov 30, 2022

Why has the government put the census on hold?

Description The last government of India census was conducted in 2011, and the next exercise was to have taken place in 2021. The government could not meet the 2021 timeline because of the Covid pandemic. But...

16 mins

Nov 29, 2022

Mid-Day Meal Scheme: Corruption and Controversies

Description The Mid-Day Meal scheme, which is the government’s scheme for free Mid-Day meals in schools, was initially designed to better the nutritional standing of school-going children, but since the incept...

16 mins

Nov 18, 2022

Delhi Nurses Strike For Basic Rights

Description Delhi Nurses Federation (DNF), a conglomeration of thousands of nurses, have decided to intensify their protests. The federation has stated that they have repeatedly written to the Delhi government...

13 mins

Nov 15, 2022

Unlock The Power Of The Northeast

The United Nations Development Programme and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative released the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index report last month. According to the report, Meghalaya and Assa...

16 mins

Oct 31, 2022

Electoral Bonds: The curse of Indian democracy

When the government of India introduced the electoral bonds, it claimed they would bring transparency to political party funding. But the bonds have just done the opposite. It compromised electoral transparency...

17 mins

Oct 27, 2022

Child Brides: Victims of Pandemic, Poverty & Patriarchy

According to the latest demographic sample survey by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Jharkhand and West Bengal are the two states in India where more than half of the women are married off before attaining 21 yea...

15 mins

Oct 27, 2022

How sound is the Indian economy?

Recently, it was reported that India overtook the United Kingdom to become the fifth largest economy in the world. The IMF projections placed India in the fifth position after the US, China, Japan and Germany....

17 mins