Category Archives: Investigation

Investigative reports by Kunal Majumder

HOW TEHELKA NAILED MANIPUR POLICE’S LIES

CHUNGKHAM TARATOMBI Devi’s fight for justice has yielded results. Fourteen months after her son Chungkham Sanjit Singh Meitei was killed in a fake encounter by Manipur Police, the CBI has filed a chargesheet against nine of the 14 accused policemen. Exposés in TEHELKA by Teresa Rehman (Murder in Plain Sight, 8 August 2009) and Shoma Chaudhury (Life in a Shadow Land, 15 August 2009) had detailed the coldblooded murder. Photographs published along with the story revealed the entire sequence of Sanjit’s death.
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Accident Sites – radiation, cancer, blindness, tardiness, cover-ups. The lessons from the Kalpakkam nuclear facility

TEHELKA travels to Kalpakkam and Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu where two nuclear plants are located.

IN AN inconspicuous corner of the Department of Atomic Energy’s (DAE) website is a large map that could easily belong in a student’s science textbook. On the map that captures atomic energy establishments in India, it isn’t difficult to find Kalpakkam. Read more »

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MLA sweet talks locals into giving away land, which he transfers to French giant Lafarge

MLA sweet talks locals into giving away land, which he transfers to French giant Lafarge Read more »

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Half-life of the Coal Child

Not many know that the dangerous and suffocating rat mines of Meghalaya are worked by 70,000 child miners. Following them into hellish pits, Kunal Majumder exposes the dark veins of an exploitative industr Read more »

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The Price of Keeping Watch

Lt Col BS Goraya faces the wrath of his superiors for exposing an army canteen fraud. Kunal Majumder Reports. Read more »

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