An hour with history

Amit Ranjan, Ph D, researches and writes on international affairs. He can be reached at Usually, a discussion on the Partition of India in 1947 begins and ends with holding Gandhi, Nehru… Continue reading


The court verdict in the T.P. Chandrasekharan murder case delivers a major blow to the cult of assassinating political rivals, practiced by the CPI(M) in Kerala. The court has found the CPI(M) functionaries… Continue reading

An appeal to the organisers and participants of Jaipur Literature Festival

Please endorse and share widely… A writer’s life is a highly vulnerable, almost naked activity. We don’t have to weep about that. The writer makes his choice and is stuck with it. But… Continue reading

The AAP’s place in Indian democracy: Appeal to members and supporters

Veteran activists Lalita Ramdas and Admiral (rtd.) Ramdas have issued this important note on the current debate on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) “As the sound and fury on media gets louder and… Continue reading

Some words on Om Dar Ba Dar

ओम दर-ब-दर

जवाहरलाल नेहरु विश्वविद्यालय, नई दिल्ली से पी एच डी अरविन्द दास पत्रकार और फोटोग्राफ़र हैं. सोशल नेटवर्किंग साइट और न्यू मीडिया पर इन दिनों ‘ओम दर-ब-दर’ की खूब चर्चा है. पिछले दिनों जब… Continue reading

Love Is Not A Crime: Protect The Rights Of Sexuality Minorities

An appeal to preserve diversity, harmony and human rights We, the civil society groups, sexuality groups, media organisations, human rights organisations, people’s movements and literary and cultural personalities of Kerala are deeply shocked… Continue reading

Maunraag- Exploring the thoughts of Mahesh Elkunchwar

Sharmistha Saha is a student of Performance Studies at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. Maunraag (Monologue) directed by Vaibhav Abnave, which was an Official Selection for India Gold 2013 competition section of the 15th… Continue reading

Inauguration Speech by Kshama Sawant- Seattle Socialist Alternative City Council member

Text & Video of the Inauguration Speech by Kshama Sawant — Seattle Socialist Alternative City Council Member My brothers and sisters, Thank you for your presence here today. This city has made glittering… Continue reading

We must offer the AAP our critical support

Anand Patwardhan is the best known documentary filmmaker and one of most respected voices in India. This commentary is taken from his facebook page. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has thrown us all a… Continue reading

Few things AAP Govt in Delhi must do

Gopal Krishna, the author of this article, is an activist. He runs ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil & WaterWatch Alliance. He is also researching the corporate crimes in… Continue reading