The Viability of Change in Pakistan

BARGAD EXCLUSIVE Bilal Khan, a writer from Lahore, Pakistan,  is  editor  of  The Social  Spectator, an online magazine. He can be reached at bkdiscourses@gmail.com. Empirical study of modern political systems across the globe,… Continue reading

Life Among the 1%: a letter from Michael Moore

Friends, Twenty-two years ago this coming Tuesday, I stood with a group of factory workers, students and the unemployed in the middle of the downtown of my birthplace, Flint, Michigan, to announce that… Continue reading

How Indians should understand Pakistan

Amit Ranjan is a Research Scholar in South Asian Studies division of School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His other posts can be seen here. He can be reached at… Continue reading

India & Indonesia: Relationship and Beyond

Vibhanshu Shekhar is research fellow at the Indian Council of World  Affairs, New Delhi.He can be contacted at vibesjnu@gmail.com. Vibhanshu Shekhar Probably, no other country, outside South Asia shares so much of history, culture… Continue reading

Imran Khan’s Battle for Lahore

BARGAD EXCLUSIVE Bilal Khan, a writer from Lahore, Pakistan,  is  editor  of  The Social  Spectator, an online magazine. This article is an analysis of Imran Khan’s politics in Lahore where he is up… Continue reading

A Note from Michael Moore on ‘Here Comes Trouble’

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 Friends, As my book, HERE COMES TROUBLE, wraps up its third god-awfully awesome week on the New York Times bestseller list, and tens of thousands of you have now… Continue reading

The Gaddafi love-in ends

Imran Khan is a correspondent with Al Jazeera. Hypocrisy. It’s a powerful word, and one that sends many  people into defensive mode. But, is there any other word to describe how the West… Continue reading

Diverting Rivers for Linking, a Catastrophic Idea

Diverting Rivers for Linking, a Catastrophic Idea Aggregated cost of Linking Rivers, Rs 1, 25, 342 crore at 2002-3 prices Centre and few state governments outwitting Court with intra-state links  New Delhi/Oct 18,2011… Continue reading

Lenin Raghuvanshi’s book on Dalits in Independent India released

It has been 64 years since India — the largest democracy in the world — attained independence. Yet, justice for all is still a far cry in the country where the caste system… Continue reading

India should ratify the Ban Amendment to ban hazardous waste trade

Statement of Toxics Watch Alliance India should ratify the Ban Amendment to ban hazardous waste trade 10th Meeting of UN’s Basel Convention to Commence on October 17 CAG Should Audit Kamal Nath and… Continue reading

Following an expansionist policy

Amit Ranjan is a Research Scholar in South Asian Studies division of School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His other posts can be seen here. He can be reached at… Continue reading

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