They cant scare us into silence!

By Umar Khalid A day after being shot at by unidentified miscreants in New Delhi at highly secure zone of Constitution Club where he went to attend an event “Khauf Se Azaadi (Freedom from Fear)” he writes about it. We are reproducing the exact version of his facebook post which Continue Reading

Soldiers, Soldiering, and Bigotry.

By Kedar Anil Gadgil Recently, there was a news item that mentioned a retired army Colonel evicting a tenant (a Muslim girl) from his house because she “could be a terrorist.” There was a lot of brouhaha over this item with old army hands (and some current ones) tut-tutting about Continue Reading

SPEAK: YOUR VOICE MATTERS

By Sudeepta Sarangi My friends keep asking me that why we see so much negativity on social media. Why don’t you share some positive news? Is nothing good happening in the country ? Well yes, I am sure that so many good things are definitely happening. But when in the Continue Reading

Rumana’s Pain…..

A short story translated from Bengali to English by Sharshina Swastyaneek The alarm was set at 6 am but Rumana woke up just one minute before the clock struck 6 am. She stopped the ringing alarm quickly lest it disturbed her one year old sleeping son. She caressed Sajjad’s forehead Continue Reading

HINDU PAKISTAN – IS SASHI THAROOR WRONG?

By Aditya Chaturvedi. Addressing a event in Thiruvananthapuram, Congress MP Sashi Tharoor said “If they (BJP) win a repeat in the Lok Sabha, our democratic constitution as we understand it, will not survive as they will have all the elements they need to tear apart the constitution of India and Continue Reading

The smell of hot rice

By Aatreey Das What do I think about the country? The India? For me, country is all about its people. And some more. Just want to share an experience. Years ago during our field visit in a district of West Bengal, I with some of the other friends were in Continue Reading

VEDANTA – A SERIAL HUMAN RIGHTS & ENVIRONMENT ABUSER

Let us have a look at what is going on in Tamil Nadu. There are protests going on in Thoothukudi against a company named Sterlite Copper which is owned by Vedanta. Vedanata is one of the biggest companies in the world owned by Anil Agarwal. This person stays and operates Continue Reading

BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS – VEDANTA

The killing of 9 people (till yesterday) in Tamil Nadu during protest against Vedanta Sterlite Copper Smelting Plant in Tuticorin is nothing new.  Vedanta is old culprit when it comes to dubious ways of doing business along with human rights violation.  The plant at Tuticorin has been in news all Continue Reading