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Growing Intolerance in a Tolerant Society

May 5, 2016 - 8:05 pm in Politics

Towards the end of 2015 many writers and eminent citizens returned their national honors; protesting against the growing atmosphere of intolerance. The list was long and this acted as a process where some introspection took place in society. Still the ruling…

‘Tolerating’ aberrations in India

December 1, 2015 - 4:57 pm in Culture

Indian Parliament paid glorious tribute to Baba Saheb Ambedkar on his 125th birth anniversary celebrations and prime minister asked that the values of…

Growing Intolerance

November 27, 2015 - 9:36 pm in Culture

Recently in an interview at an award function, Amir Khan, mentioned that his wife, Kiran asked him whether they should leave the country. To Amir Khan,…

OF RABID RANTS AND FANATICAL DEFENCE: HOW WE DISREGARD A CITIZEN’S FEAR

November 26, 2015 - 11:31 am in Faiths

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high  Where knowledge is free  Where the world has not been broken up into fragments  By narrow domestic walls  Where words come out from the depth of truth  Where tireless striving stretches its arms…

Returning honors is an attempt to save democracy

November 18, 2015 - 1:57 pm in Society

Last few weeks have seen a flood of ‘returning’ honors by writers, scientists and artists. These awardees in way have stood up to make themselves to be counted. There are also various statements from academics, historians, artists and scientists showing…

Tolerance Debate – Demolish the caste system

November 3, 2015 - 2:36 pm in Reforms

Modern India has to be built on the plinth of equitable and scientific society. The annihilation of caste system is the necessary precondition for this. With this vision, All India Coordination Committee of Caste Annihilation Movement successfully conducted…

Delhi: Joint Protest Demonstration against Dadri and Hamirpur Lynching

October 5, 2015 - 5:17 pm in Reforms

Joint Protest Demonstration against Dadri and Hamirpur Lynching Let us oppose the poison of hatred being spread by the fascists who want to vitiate the atmosphere of love and harmony. Let us fight for the rights of the Muslims, the Dalits and the weaker sections…