This is Karunatilaka's second novel. It is a work of satire, set in a Sri Lanka beset by civil war.
Author: The Wire Staff
Jharkhand: Panel Probing Dalit Minor’s Self-Immolation Submits Report, Family Given Rs 25,000
The 15-year-old student told police that on October 14, a woman invigilator made her remove clothes in a room adjacent to a classroom during an exam to check if …
Delhi: Miranda House Students Allege Men Scaled Walls, Harassed Women at Diwali Fest
In its statement, Delhi police said the event was 'incident free' and claimed that no men entered the college, even though some videos shared on social media show otherwise.
Karnataka: Third Minor Girl Alleges Sexual Assault by Murugha Mutt Head
Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru is already under judicial custody till October 21, after he was arrested for allegedly raping two minor girls.
Hijab Ban: SC Delivers Split Verdict, Case to be Referred to CJI
While Justice Hemant Gupta proposed dismissing the appeals against the Karnataka government's order to ban students from wearing hijabs, Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia upheld the appeals and proposed the order …
Kerala: Two Missing Women Killed in ‘Human Sacrifice’; Three Suspects Held
According to the police, the accused is a couple who believed in black magic and held the belief that 'human sacrifice' would bring prosperity to their lives.
Karnataka: Dalit Workers Assaulted, Locked Up For Days; Pregnant Woman Loses Baby
According to the complainant, 16 people were kept under house arrest for 15 days.
‘Training Camp’, Allegedly by RSS, at a Corporation School in Coimbatore Sparks Row
With political parties and civil society organisations demanding action against those responsible, the state government has already ordered a probe into the incident.
Hindi, Local Languages as Medium of Instruction in All Institutions, Recommends Shah-Led Panel
English should be the medium of instruction only where it is absolutely necessary and gradually it should be replaced with Hindi in those institutions, the committee has recommended.
UP: 13-Year-Old Dies by Suicide After Gang-Rape; Family Alleges Police Inaction, Coercion
The SHO of a police station was removed and the investigating officer suspended for alleged negligence.