Lokpal bill and the Prime Minister

When the basic structure of the Constitution denies the Prime Minister immunity from prosecution, how could it be argued that the office should not be brought under the scrutiny of the Lokpal? The… Continue reading

आर्थिक महाशक्तियां चिल्लर नहीं रखतीं

प्रकाश के रे बरगद के संपादक है. सुबह मैंने एक मित्र से थोड़ा सैड-सेंटी भाव में चवन्नी की विदाई की चर्चा की. तपाक से उनका जवाब था- तुम्हारे जैसे सिनिकल लोगों की यही… Continue reading

Hem Chandra Pandey Memorial Lecture

Friends, We solicit your presence on first Hem Chandra Pandey Memorial Lecture. Veteran journalist and writer Sumanto Banarjee will deliver the lecture on the topic ‘Is Pro- people Journalism Possible Without Activism?’ Vibrant… Continue reading

A sweeping empowerment

Mayank Gandhi is currently serving as the Secretary for the Remaking of Mumbai Federation (RoMF) and is one of the Directors of LOK Housing and Construction, Ltd. in Mumbai . Mayank has worked… Continue reading

Imran Versus Imran: The Untold Story

Bargad Exclusive Born on 21 September 1977, Buxar (India), Frank Huzur is a poet, playwright, journalist and author. In March 1997, he launched a news magazine, Utopia, and became one of the youngest… Continue reading

India’s First Step Towards Prohibition of Asbestos at UN Meet

World Condemns Canadian Govt’s Support for Hazardous Chrysotile Asbestos BANI Welcomes India’s First Step Towards Prohibition of Asbestos at UN Meet 24/6/2011 New Delhi/Patna: Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI) Welcomes India’s dramatic… Continue reading

Zojila Watch: A campaign to connect

Javed Naqi is founder and working committee member of ZOJILA WATCH. The isolated world of Ladakh is set to be opened up for all weather if a push for accessibility by a group… Continue reading

Statement on 254th Anniversary of British East India Company’s Treacherous Conquest

Civil society activists have written an open letter to government of India on the 254th anniversary of Battle of Plassey with an appeal to not to forget painful lessons of that Battle, which… Continue reading

Indian Government Paves Way for Ban on Chrysotile Asbestos

Quebec & Canada Condemned for Support of Chrysotile Asbestos Industry at UN Meet Indian Government Paves Way for Ban on Chrysotile Asbestos, terms it Hazardous Chemical Rotterdam Alliance, Calls Canada, Cancer Culprit, a… Continue reading

An Appeal to the Indian Parliament to Repeal the Sedition Law

Dear All, A recent Convention organized by People’s Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) and participated in by other Human Rights organizations heard accounts of widespread and systematic misuse of the sedition law across… Continue reading

Contours of the Indo-Pak peace process

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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