Category Archive: From the Heart

My Point of View… : DEEPIKA PADUKONE

Deepika Padukone is a noted film personality based in Delhi. She has written this note on her FB page.  There is only ONE sign that a woman wants to have sex and that… Continue reading

Modi, Marriage and Moral Issues

Dr Gopa Nayak is a writer and an academician. She has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and her first Master’s degree is in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of… Continue reading

Only memory of the oppressed can defeat colonial ideology

Gopal Krishna is an activist and associated with ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil & WaterWatch Alliance. He is also researching the corporate crimes in India after Independence. He… Continue reading

Escaping death in the Land of the Pure

Raza Rumi, a noted writer and journalist from Pakistan, hosts a show on Express TV and works as a consulting editor at The Friday Times. Finally, I countenanced what I had been dreading… Continue reading

Happy Birthday Phanishwarnath Renu

Ian Woolford is a singer, traveller and teacher of Hindi language & literature at Latorbe University in Australia. He can be reached at @iawoolford Today is the birthday of the Hindi author Phanishwarnath… Continue reading

किसानी का एक बरस और रेणु

गिरिन्द्र नाथ महानगर दिल्ली में पत्रकारिता छोड़ बिहार के पूर्णिया जिले के अपने गाँव में अब खेती-बाड़ी कर रहे हैं. उनसे girindranath[at]gmail.com पर संपर्क किया जा सकता है.   पूर्णिया और अब अररिया… Continue reading

Lessoning from ‘Bullet’

Sushil Jha is a journalist with BBC. He can be reached at sushilkumar.jha@gmail.com. I am impatient, always excited…and at times irritated. So they have aptly named me..Angry Jey. Do you think I like… Continue reading

Wendy Doniger on the forced withdrawal of her book

Wendy Doniger on the forced withdrawal of her book, The Hindus I was thrilled and moved by the great number of messages of support that I received, not merely from friends and colleagues… Continue reading

नीदो तानिया के बहाने

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

‘My films are nothing without the causes they speak about and the people they champion’

Veteran Documentary Filmmaker Anand Patwardhan‘s Acceptance Speech after being honoured with V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mumbai International Film Festival 2014 on February 3, 2014 in Mumbai, India I have mixed… Continue reading

Vikram Seth’s poetic response to the SC judgement on IPC 377

Author Vikram Seth has responded to the Supreme Court’s ruling on the IPC 377 re-criminalizing homosexuality through a poem.  ‘Through love’s great power’ Through love’s great power to be made whole In mind… Continue reading