Gandhi on Palestine

Mahatma Gandhi Published in the Harijan, 26-11-1938. Several letters have been received by me, asking me to declare my views about the Arab-Jew question in Palestine and the persecution of the Jews in… Continue reading

Nelson Mandela on Palestine

We republish this speech of Nelson Mandela on his birth anniversary today. -Bargad ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA AT THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE Pretoria, 4 December 1997 Mr.… Continue reading

Dilip Kumar : The Legend

Amit Ranjan, Ph D, researches and writes on international affairs. He can be reached at amitranjan.jnu@gmail.com. Book Review Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow by Udayatara Nayar/Hay House India, New Delhi, 2014 /… Continue reading

Some points on the Union Budget 2014-15

Surajit Das teaches Economics at at Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU, New Delhi. Some points on the Union Budget 2014-15 1) Fiscal deficit has been reduced from 4.8% to 4.1% of… Continue reading

A POTENTIALLY INFLATIONARY RAIL BUDGET TOWARDS MORE AGGRESSIVE PRIVATISATION

Abhijit Mukhopadhyay currently works as an Economist at Economic Research Foundation, New Delhi. He taught at business schools and also worked at different research based institutes in New Delhi. Even before the railway… Continue reading

Mr Modi’s choice of language at Sriharikota

Dr Gopa Nayak is a writer and an academician. She has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and her first Master’s degree is in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of… Continue reading

Academic asks Indian Government, “What happened to the files and why”

Professor Purushottam Agrawal, an eminent academic and a former Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) has filed an application under the Right to Information Act asking some serious questions regarding the destruction… Continue reading

“Chinese Coffee” at Mumbai’s Prithvi Theatre

The play “Chinese Coffee” will be staged on July 5 and 6, 2014 at Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai There are two reasons for us to return to Prithvi Theatre with this play. First is… Continue reading

Manufacturing Consent in Delhi University

Vishank Singh is a student at University of Delhi. He can be contacted at vishanksingh1@gmail.com. One of the most celebrated text of a Journalism Classroom is the ‘Manufacturing Consent’ by Noam Chomsky and… Continue reading

Beyond the World Cup Headlines

Deji Bryce Olukotun is the Ford Foundation Freedom to Write Fellow at PEN American Center. He founded PEN’s digital freedom program and manages PEN’s capacity building work in Myanmar, South Africa, and Haiti.… Continue reading

‘चम्मचों में बंटे वामपंथ को कड़ाही बनना होगा’

सोलहवीं लोकसभा के लिए हुए आम चुनाव में भारतीय जनता पार्टी की ऐतिहासिक जीत के साथ ही कई छोटी पार्टियों की बुरी हार हुई है। वामपंथी पार्टियां भी उनमें शामिल हैं। वाम मोरचे… Continue reading

From one of India’s bravest daughters

Dear Honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modiji, A hearty congratulation from a young woman demanding for Right to Life under the Constitution of India to the newly elected Prime Minister of India! First… Continue reading

The Issue of Curriculum Vitae

Dr Gopa Nayak is a writer and an academician. She has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and her first Master’s degree is in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of… Continue reading