Star whose moves defined India’s swinging Sixties

One of the most celebrated and influential screen icons of Hindi cinema, Shammi Kapoor typified the indomitable spirit of the Sixties. As an ardent lover on screen, as a man of action, and… Continue reading

Panic amid US flash mob attacks

John Terrett is a Washington DC based correspondent for al Jazeera English. It’s August here in the northeastern city of Philadelphia and nearly 50 teenagers have just been rounded up by police for… Continue reading

An Open Letter to David Cameron’s Parents

Nathaniel Tapley is an award-winning comedy writer-performer. He lives in Surrey, Britain and is a citizen of UK and USA. His website is This is taken from Nathaniel website. The readers of… Continue reading

आरक्षण फ़िल्म का विरोध फासीवाद का एक नया संस्करण है

प्रकाश के रे बरगद के संपादक है. आरक्षण फ़िल्म पर मौजूदा विवाद ने उन बहसों को ज़िंदा तो कर ही दिया है जो ऐसे मौकों पर होती रहती हैं, लेकिन इससे कुछ नई… Continue reading

UK: Response to proposed social media crackdown

Posted: 11 August 2011  Kate Allen, Director of Amnesty International UK, said: “Human rights are not an inflexible, blunt instrument designed to prevent the police from protecting people and thwarting crime. However, any… Continue reading

Karachi’s silk business hanging by thread

Imtiaz Tyab, based in Toronto, is Al Jazeera English’s Canada Correspondent. Imtiaz joined AJE from BBC World television where he was a London-based reporter. Prior to that, he was a Washington, DC correspondent… Continue reading

Breaking the Cycle of Violence: An Interview With Documentarian Steve James

Amanda Lin Costa is a journalist and documentary filmmaker. Her current film project, “The Art of Memories” is on the World Trade Center steel artifacts being used around the country and across the… Continue reading

30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died

a letter from Michael Moore, noted filmmaker and author Friday, August 5th, 2011 Friends, From time to time, someone under 30 will ask me, “When did this all begin, America’s downward slide?” They… Continue reading

सोनिया जी स्वस्थ रहें, देश का भी स्वास्थ्य अच्छा रहे

प्रकाश के रे बरगद के संपादक है. केंद्र में सत्तारूढ़ गठबंधन की मुखिया बीमार हैं और अमेरिका में उनका इलाज चल रहा है. ख़बरों के मुताबिक, उनकी हालत ठीक है और लगभग तीन… Continue reading

यह कविता की अब तक पुरस्कृत परंपरा में एक विक्षेप है!

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

Expose`: UK’s Ministry of Defence rescued MT Pavit, US Defence Warship brought it to Kandla

Bargad Exclusive UK’s Ministry of Defence rescued MT Pavit, US Defence Warship brought it to Kandla MT Pavit’s Transboundary movement Compromises Environmental & Maritime Security TWA Demands Ban on Dumping of Hazardous Obsolete… Continue reading