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Changing Times for Intellectuals and Activists in India

October 16, 2017 - 10:11 am in Society

Intellectuals and activists are the conscience of a society but they face a crisis of survival in the country today as Gauri Lankesh’s killing last month demonstrates. Gauri is the fourth intellectual activist who was silenced through a murder. Earlier,…

Ideology spreading Hate is the Killer of Gauri Lankesh

September 26, 2017 - 12:04 pm in Society

Murder of Gauri Lankesh (5th September 2017) came as a big shock to those who uphold progressive liberal values. The same was celebrated by Hindutva…

Time to Defend Democratic Rights of all Indians

March 29, 2017 - 6:05 pm in Faiths

People's Alliance for Democracy and Secularism (PADS) condemns the murder of rationalist H. Farook in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu on March 16, 2017. Farook…

Killing a Rationalist: Silencing Reason

September 9, 2015 - 4:08 pm in Society

The killing of Professor Maleeshappa Madhivallapa Kalburgi on 30th August 2015 came as a severe jolt to all those who are for an open, liberal society, who uphold the values of reason and are against blind faith. Prof. Kalburgi was a renowned scholar with…

Kalburgi Murder – Blow to rational thinking and secularism

September 1, 2015 - 6:53 pm in Reforms

ANOTHER BLOW TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY OF THE COUNTRY – RELIGIOUS OUTFITS SHUNTING THE DOORS OF SECULARISM IN INDIA National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) strongly condemns the murder of senior rationalist scholar Prof. M M Kalburgi…