Pakistani troops aid Bahrain’s crackdown

Foundation linked to the Pakistani army has been providing Bahrain thousands of soldiers for its crackdown on protests. In March, as a government crackdown on pro-democracy protestors intensified in Bahrain, curious advertisements started… Continue reading

रफ़ी साहेब

दिलनवाज़ झारखंड के जमशेदपुर के निवासी हैं.  संपर्क: passion4pearl@gmail.com गायक मो रफ़ी के लिए यह कहना अतिशयोक्ति न होगी कि वह हिन्दी सिनेमा के सर्वश्रेष्ठ फ़नकारों में एक थे. रफ़ी साहेब की गायकी… Continue reading

Dominique Strauss-Kahn: The Great Debate

Naomi Wolf and Maureen Tkacik discuss opposing feminist perspectives of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn saga. Reuters Global Editor-at-Large, Chrystia Freeland, moderates:

Why Democracy Is Public: The American Dream Beats the Nightmare

George Lakoff is Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of The California Democracy Act, a grassroots California ballot initiative now… Continue reading

The tragic story of Urdu

Ralph Russell, the legendary British scholar of Urdu literature, whose tireless efforts to explore the Byzantine layers of Urdu will always serve as a reference point for global Urdu-walas, once summed up the… Continue reading

85 साल के हो गये हमारे आलोचक नामवर सिंह

85 साल के हो गये हमारे आलोचक नामवर सिंह। साल-दर-साल जब उनके स्वस्थ और सक्रिय बने रहने की खबर मिलती रहती है, तो उनके लिए दीर्घायु होने की कामना करने से कहीं ज्यादा… Continue reading

Stop Vedanta NOW!

At 8am this morning Anil Agarwal was woken up at his £20 million Mayfair apartment by seven demonstrators with pots and pans and whistles. They shouted ‘blood on your hands’, ‘murderer’ and ‘Vedanta… Continue reading

Norwegian Killer’s Manifesto Talks of “Uniqueness” and “Identification” like UID

To Dr Manmohan Singh Prime Minister Cabinet Committee on Unique Identification Authority of India related issues Government of India New Delhi Through Cabinet Secretary, Government of India Subject-Concerns about Unique Identity Manifesto, NATGRID,… Continue reading

JINDAL’S OUT TO POISON OUR FOOD CHAIN AMID ENVIRONMENTAL LAWLESSNESS IN DELHI

Mission on Sustainable Habitat (MSH) contrary to Kyoto Protocol, Environment Ministry’s White Paper & Supreme Court’s Order NAPCC & White Paper recommends Biological Treatment, MSH suggests Incineration of Waste  Shifting a Hazardous Plant… Continue reading

A manifesto for a Muslim-free Europe, an Infidel-free Middle East

IMran Khan, an Al Jazeera correspondent, reports from across Pakistan. I have just finished reading a terrifying document. It’s called 2083: A European declaration of Independence. It’s full of advice for the budding… Continue reading

Norway: A Firsthand Account of the Massacre in Utøya

Solana Larsen is a Danish-Puerto Rican journalist and activist, currently living in both New York and Berlin. She is the Managing Editor of Global Voices website. Previously  she worked with openDemocracy.net. On Twitter,… Continue reading