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Will Indian Media speak up now!

February 15, 2016 - 10:49 pm in Society

What happened today at the Patiala House court where Kanhaiya Kumar was being produced is unprecedented. The lawyers who are supposed to uphold the constitutional values and people have right to defend them in the court, manhandled not just students of JNU…

Lament for Indigenous People of Canada, Australia and India

December 10, 2015 - 9:34 pm in Governance

A Lament for Indigenous People of Canada, Australia and India on International Human Rights Day (The Shriveling skeleton of the starving man of Sukma)…

‘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, the statement of his wife was disastrous and indicated growing intolerance in the country. Though we condemn…

Republican Democratic Constitution vs Manusmriti

November 26, 2015 - 3:50 pm in Politics

Today is the constitution day. Many people have been claiming that India did not progress in sixty years and everything happened after May 2014 when some extraordinary human being took over the reins of the country. It is important to understand why today…

The communal war for secular space

November 2, 2015 - 10:52 pm in Society

There is a spurt in the ‘events’ of ‘blackening’ of faces of ‘dissenters’ of Hindutva thoughts in India. While the Hindutva protagonists are thumping their chest and becoming louder each passing day the Hindu ‘liberals’ have a difficult job…

Open Letter to The President & The Prime Minister of India

October 31, 2015 - 5:13 pm in Governance

Over 60 civil society organisations and groups of Hyderabad comprising of academics, activists, journalists, writers, poets, artists, trade and student unions, professionals and concerned citizen came together to organise a Meeting to Sign an Open Letter…

What did Colonialism do to India?

August 18, 2015 - 4:03 pm in Culture

A video of Shashi Tharoor speaking at Oxford on a debate related to the colonial period has been ‘viral’ on the social circuit for a while. In this video Tharoor makes a passionate plea to the British that they make reparations for the losses to Indian…

GMOs and the Looting of India’s Agriculture

August 4, 2015 - 8:13 pm in Economics

From Sharad Pawar to Narendra Modi the power establishment wants India’s small farmers to move from farmland and farming to urban centers to form a vast pool of cheap labour to feed spiral of urbanisation. The farmland thus vacated would be used for highly…

Sangh’s pedigree and its politics

August 4, 2015 - 3:52 pm in Culture

It is essential to know the Sangh's pedigree to understand its politics and goal. The RSS was founded in 1925 in the wake of the Hindu Muslim riots in Malabar for the limited objective of fighting the Muslims for committing atrocities against the Hindus. In…