Why Are They Afraid Of Her?

-by Oliver D’Souza Priyanka Gandhi Vadra doesn’t come with much political experience as she has only sporadically campaigned for her mother Sonia Gandhi and brother Rahul in their Amethi and Raebareli constituencies.... Read more »

Kashmir ‘BJP has moved far from Vajpayee’s time’

By Amulya Ganguli An unfortunate fallout of the terrorist outrage in Pulwama is the targeting of Kashmiri students in other parts of the country. As a result, there has been a virtual... Read more »

Will not allow rumours being spread to incite violence in Bengal

Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Slamming the central government for “making false promises”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the BJP and the RSS of spreading rumours to incite violence in... Read more »

Twenty Years of ‘Lahore Declaration’ and Missed Opportunities

By K M Seethi Feb 21, Many treaties and agreements in international relations are the natural outcome of conflicts and wars between two or more players. In India-Pakistan relations too, the two major... Read more »

Pulwama exposes rising e-jehad in Valley

By Gautam Datt New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Pulwama attack has brought the focus on the rapidly spreading radicalization through internet in the Valley which is inspiring the youth to adopt global... Read more »

Top activists expressing solidarity with Prashant Bhushan

Feb 19, More than 100 activists, academics and former civil servants have signed a statement expressing solidarity with leading human rights advocate Prashant Bhushan, against whom contempt petitions have been filed in... Read more »

It is time that the followers of Right-wing Hindu groups realise they are the real anti-nationals

By Jestin Abraham Feb 18, When the whole of the nation bid an emotional farewell to its 44 brave soldiers, who lost their lives in the Pulwama terror attack, dozens of students from... Read more »

How the Ruling Party Responded to Pulwama

Feb 18, One tasteless visual was of union minister Sakshi Maharaj waving to supporters during a sombre and grief filled funeral march. Navakal the Maharashtra Daily boxed a slogan “Modi Go Back”... Read more »

Incidents like Pulwama can be curbed by strengthening local leadership to isolate cross border terrorist organisations

Feb 16, It is time to think of better and democratic strategies to bring normalcy in the valley so that army and paramilitary forces can crush any cross-border attempt to create unrest... Read more »

CAG report on Rafale: JPC probe certainly needed

– Oliver D’Souza The CAG has finally come out with its report on the Rafale deal and as expected it attempts  to give the government a clean chit, though, even this dubious... Read more »

Noam Chomsky, top scholars ask NRIs to take stand on human rights violations in India

Feb 14, Renowned world scholars, including Noam Chomsky, James Petras, Angela Davis, Fredric Jameson, Bruno Latour, Ilan Pappe, Judith Butler, among others, have issued a statement castigating the Narendra Modi government for... Read more »

Sonia “Truth, transparency brazenly tossed aside during Modi rule”

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Modi government of having bluff, bluster and intimidation as the governing philosophy, adding that truth and transparency have been brazenly... Read more »