Are Palestinian Children Less Worthy?

Although Palestinian children endure lives of suffering, Obama’s love for their Israeli counterparts knows no limit. What is it about Jewish and Arab children that privileges the first and spurns the second in… Continue reading

Big Mummy of All Welfare Schemes

The hungry can wait. India to create a National Food Security Commission. To be followed up at the State-level. More cushy jobs in the name of poor and hungry.  It is being projected as… Continue reading

Peak oil and the Fall of the Soviet Union: Lessons on the 20th Anniversary of the Collapse

Douglas B. Reynolds is associate professor of oil and energy economics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) and is the graduate director of the Masters of Science program in Natural Resource and… Continue reading

Reporting in China

Melissa Chan is Al Jazeera’s correspondent based in China. She covered the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the devastating earthquake in Sichuan Province that killed at least 68,000 people. In 2009, she covered the… Continue reading

Post-Osama Indo-Pak tension

After the killing of world’s most wanted terrorist and leader of Al-Qaida, Osama Bin Laden (OBL) in Abbotabad, in a surgical operation carried out by the USA navy’s special SEAL commandoes, Indian hawks… Continue reading

Sound of the master key

“There was an extreme religiosity with which he would fill in the spaces and mukhdasin bhajans in his own spiritual expressions of music — the bhakti in a devout namazi so naturally ingrained.”… Continue reading

Sycophancy, thy name is Congress

While Rajiv Gandhi’s widow Sonia Gandhi and their son Rahul Gandhi talk of “austerity” when it suits them, nearly a dozen Union ministries and a couple of State governments have released tens of… Continue reading

BANI’s Latest Statement on Asbestos in Bihar

BANI’s Latest Statement on Asbestos in Bihar, India BANI Welcomes Siddiqui’s Call for Ban on Asbestos, a hidden time bomb Modi’s Statement ‘No health hazard from asbestos products’ Condemned BANI Awaits Inquiry Report… Continue reading

Mother of the Revolution

Alan Fisheris an experienced, award-winning correspondent whose career in television stretches back more than 25 years. In his role with Al Jazeera English, he’s reported from across the world. He was a frontline… Continue reading

बहुत पछताओगे ये बस्ती उजाड़ के

चन्दन श्रीवास्तव से जुड़े हैं. उनके आलेख समय-समय पर पत्र-पत्रिकाओं में छपते रहते हैं. चन्दन से पर संपर्क किया जा सकता है. राहुल गाँधी ने प्रधानमंत्री को भत्ता परसौल की तस्वीरें दिखाई हैं.… Continue reading

An open letter to the PM on POSCO

Dear Prime Minister, In the context of the recent national debates on corruption, we wish to draw your attention to another ongoing case in which both State and Central officials are blatantly favouring a… Continue reading