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Kandhamal: Whither Justice for Violence Victims | Book review

April 5, 2017 - 5:57 pm in Society

Book Review Kandhalmal: Introspection for Initiative for Justice 2007-2015, Vrinda Grover and Saumya Uma Media House and United Christian Forum, Delhi 2017 Violence is the bane of Indian society and a manifest agenda of communal forces, which thrive on divisive…

Concerned Indian citizens condemn attack on Nigerian students

March 31, 2017 - 3:55 pm in Culture, Society

We, representing  concerned citizens of India,  are extremely disturbed  by the assault on 4 Nigerian students in Greater Noida in the state of Uttar…

Indian government abstains UN negotiations to ban nuclear weapons

March 30, 2017 - 11:40 am in Society

This week marks the commencement of negotiations at the United Nations Headquarters in New York wherein most member states of the UN General Assembly…

Jaipur Hotelier attacked in the name of Beef

March 29, 2017 - 10:35 pm in Faiths, Society

The case of Hotel Hyatt Rabbani, Polo Victory, Jaipur Date 19th March 2017 | Time 6pm onwards Arrested: Receptionist Wasim and cleaner Qasim, on the look out for the owner Naeem Rabbani Police Station, Sindhi Camp, Jaipur Charges, disturbing peace, restraining…

Prejudices against Africans in India

March 28, 2017 - 10:36 am in Society

A young boy was found dead in Noida. The family and the people alleged that it is the Africans who have drugged him so he got cardiac arrest and after that the crowd swell and become violent against them. Police as usual arrest some of the Nigerian students…

Possible deepening of communal polarization post UP assembly results, 2017

March 20, 2017 - 4:30 pm in Faiths, Society

The Assembly election results of 2017 have come as a bolt too many and are a matter of deep celebration for the communal forces. While there is a slight dip in the voting percentage of BJP from 2014 general elections, the number of seats it has wrested is…

Time for like minded “Secular Liberal” grand alliance

March 19, 2017 - 7:54 am in Governance, Society

Yogi Adityanath has been appointed Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. That shows the power of 'mobocracy' when we call it 'democracy' and paid thugs define it in their different ways wasting time of the nation and confusing people further. I am not surprised…

Why Samajwadi Party chose to forget Phoolan Devi ?

February 23, 2017 - 11:28 pm in Society

Three years back, a friend informed me that former Samajwadi Party star campaigner Phoolan Devi’s family is in dire need. Her younger sister Ramkali and her mother were compelled to work under MNREGA. I decided to go to Phoolan’s ancestral village Shekhupura…

Radicalisation or Stereotype

February 23, 2017 - 7:52 pm in Society

There is a recent trend of hypocrisy, non-liberal views, among the youth who get carried away by whatever is available on the internet, this new generation technically sound and dependent on the internet for at large extent as the source of knowledge and not…

Suswagatam – Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi

January 8, 2017 - 12:52 pm in Society

The domination of communal consciousness in social space is very frightening. The prevalent ‘social common sense’ looks at history through the prism of Kings’ religion and that too in a very selective way. This version picks and chooses from events to…