Category Archive: Politics

India, Pakistan and the USA

Amit Ranjan is a Research Scholar in South Asian Studies division of School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. This is his third posts on this blog. He can be reached… Continue reading

Letter to NHRC on Nuclear Liability for IAEA’s Treaty

  24th August, 2010  Justice Shri K.G. Balakrishnan The Chairperson National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Faridkot House, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi Sub: Human rights violations from nuclear damage – its impact on human… Continue reading

जनता के अपने कलाकार गिरदा चले गए….

उत्तराखंड के महान कवि, गायक, लेखक, नाटककार, संस्कृतिकर्मी और कार्यकर्ता गिरीश चंद्र तिवाड़ी का 22 अगस्त को निधन हो गया. गिरदा के नाम से लोकप्रिय श्री तिवाड़ी हर जनांदोलन में शामिल होते थे… Continue reading

The Future of Freeconomy

THE FREECONOMY BLOG is written by Mark Boyle, who has been living for 19 months without money, and is the founder of the Freeconomy Community. He is the author of The Moneyless Man.… Continue reading

Double-Dealing in Nuclear Liability Bill

Gopal Krishna, the author of this article, is an activist. He runs ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil & WaterWatch Alliance.   Nuclear Liability Bill for IAEA’s compensation treaty,… Continue reading

Kashmir unrest: A letter to unknown Indian

Basharat Peer, a Kashmiri journalist based in New York and author of Curfewed Night, addresses to Indians in this article. This has been published in the Economic Times on 9th August 2010. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/News/Politics/Nation/Kashmir-unrest-A-letter-to-unknown-Indian/articleshow/6278402.cms?curpg=1… Continue reading

Change Tactics to Resolve Kashmir Crisis

Amit Ranjan, a Research Scholar in South Asian Studies division of School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi tells us about the situation today in Kashmir. This is his second post… Continue reading

Boiling Kashmir

Amit Ranjan, a Research Scholar in South Asian Studies division of School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi tells us about the situation today in Kashmir. (published in the Rising Kashmir/16th… Continue reading

South Africa: FIFA forbids free speech at World Cup

by Patrick Bond July 7, 2010/ http://links.org.au/node/1779   Acting against our alleged “ambush marketing” and “incitement” (sic), the South African Police Service, newly augmented with 40,000 additional cadre for the World Cup, detained… Continue reading

Learning from Bhopal

-D.Raghunandan (Delhi Science Forum) http://newsclick.in The Bhopal verdict has exposed the soft ugly underbelly of the entire Indian judicial, regulatory, administrative and corporate governance systems, not to mention the scandalous behaviour of the… Continue reading

Saving democracy from the corporate veil

Five things the US should do to quell the global outrage after the recent verdict in the Bhopal gas leak case and provide some justice to the victims. –Gopal Krishna, Convenor, ToxicsWatch Alliance… Continue reading