Lessoning from ‘Bullet’

Sushil Jha is a journalist with BBC. He can be reached at sushilkumar.jha@gmail.com. I am impatient, always excited…and at times irritated. So they have aptly named me..Angry Jey. Do you think I like… Continue reading

NOT SO NOBLE AFTER ALL

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. My first student was… Continue reading

मातृभाषा ख़तम तो आप ख़तम

नितिन चंद्रा फ़िल्मकार हैं. उनसे nitinchandra25[at]gmail.com पर संपर्क किया जा सकता है. भोजपुरी सिनेमा की शुरुआत 1962 में हुई, राष्ट्रपति राजेंद्र प्रसाद ने नज़ीर हुसैन साहब को कहा कि भोजपुरी बनाइये इत्यादि बातें… Continue reading

Wendy Doniger on the forced withdrawal of her book

Wendy Doniger on the forced withdrawal of her book, The Hindus I was thrilled and moved by the great number of messages of support that I received, not merely from friends and colleagues… Continue reading

नीदो तानिया के बहाने

उदय प्रकाश। मशहूर कवि, कथाकार, पत्रकार और फिल्मकार। कई कृतियों के अंग्रेजी, जर्मन, जापानी एवं अन्य अंतरराष्ट्रीय भाषाओं में अनुवाद उपलब्ध। लगभग समस्त भारतीय भाषाओं में रचनाएं अनूदित। ‘उपरांत’ और ‘मोहन दास’ के… Continue reading

The Inner Crisis of Democracy in India and the Aam Aadmi Party

Mohan Guruswamy is Chairman and founder of Centre for Policy Alternatives, New Delhi, India. He has over three decades of experience in government, industry and academia. He can be contacted at mohanguru[at]gmail.com. Modern… Continue reading

Revisiting ‘Ek Ruka Hua Faisla’

Vishal Shrivastava is a student of Law at Institute of Law, Nirma University. At a time when there is a rampant increase in the number of crimes in the country, citizens favouring vigilante… Continue reading

‘My films are nothing without the causes they speak about and the people they champion’

Veteran Documentary Filmmaker Anand Patwardhan‘s Acceptance Speech after being honoured with V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mumbai International Film Festival 2014 on February 3, 2014 in Mumbai, India I have mixed… Continue reading

Thousands of Houses Unlawfully Razed in Syria

Satellite Imagery Shows Entire Neighborhoods Gone Satellite imagery, witness statements, and video and photographic evidence show that Syrian authorities deliberately and unlawfully demolished thousands of residential buildings in Damascus and Hama in 2012… Continue reading

The Islamic Republic at 35: A matter of interests

As Iran celebrates the 35th anniversary of its Islamic Revolution, British Prime Minister Palmerston’s apt phrase rings truer than ever: Iran has no permanent friends, only permanent interests.The main question facing the leadership is… Continue reading

Racism in Capital

Prof Kamal Chenoy is an academic at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The violent death of 19 year old Nido Taniam, a student from Arunachal Pradesh is a crying shame. The Delhi Police… Continue reading