108 Journalists Killed in 2013

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has issued a desperate appeal for governments across the world to end impunity for violence against journalists and media staff after posting 108 killings for 2013. Fifteen… Continue reading

Farooq Sheikh: An actor nonpareil and a wonderful human soul

Rupen Ghosh is a Delhi-based senior GoI officer with a keen interest in arts and literature. It is extremely painful to reconcile that Farooq Sheikh, a prominent member of socially meaningful cinema during… Continue reading

Congress-led Govt is a threat to environment and public health

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

Independent inquiry into Muzaffarnagar “Riots”

Independent inquiry into Muzaffarnagar “Riots” By Dr Mohan Rao, Prof JNU, Dr Ish Mishra, Prof DU, Dr Vikas Bajpai, PhD scholar, JNU & Ms Pragya Singh, Journalist Outlook   Press Statement on the… Continue reading

फारूख शेख साब, सलाम

“अरे और लीजिये! आम भी कोई गिन के खाता है क्या? आम है, अशर्फियाँ नहीं.” फारूख शेख साब हमें अपने गुजरात के बगीचे के आम (जो बहुत ही कायदे से छीले और बराबर… Continue reading

बिदेसिया हुए पुरखों की कथा

प्रकाश के रे बरगद के संपादक हैं. आज से सौ साल पहले वह कलकत्ता से पानी के जहाज़ में बैठ एक अनजान सफ़र पर निकली थी. उस सफ़र में उसके साथ कोई अपना… Continue reading

The Range of Rage

It is being celebrated as a proud moment for many of us fighting 377. Vikram Seth, the brilliant writer who has used his supple prose to mesmerize millions of passionate readers has most… Continue reading

An Appeal for restraint to all by the family and friends of Khurshid Anwar

We are friends, family and well-wishers of the late Dr. Khurshid Anwar.  We have come together to keep alive the memory of his signal contribution to peace, secularism and communal harmony in the… Continue reading


A genuinely progressive and popular alternative to the Congress’s misrule can only be based on an alternative policy platform, writes Prasenjit Bose Given its political bankruptcy, a section of the Congress started arguing… Continue reading

What Khurshid Anwar’s suicide should tell the media

It is absolutely essential to prevent an atmosphere of trial and execution from being created on the larger issue of sexual assault, so that there can be a dispassionate understanding of every case,… Continue reading

Anti-Rape Protests in Delhi: A Year On

Albeena Shakil, a former President of JNU Students’ Union, is a political activist. It is exactly a year since that fateful night of December 16, 2013 when a 23-year old paramedic student and… Continue reading