The Hathras rape and its cover-up is a foretaste of Hindutva in full flow

In post-independent India the low castes had a better lot than their predecessors through millennia, until the rise of the casteist, communal BJP under... Read more »

India’s sorry Covid saga

Even if one believes the government claims of the present Covid figures being low, it is not something that anyone sane can trumpet around.... Read more »

An ear to the ground: August 5 will be the nemesis of the BJP before long…

The BJP and the sangh parivar may be celebrating August 5 for its communal misadventures, but this very date, along with all of the... Read more »

God help us all if racketeering by private hospitals, nursing homes during pandemic is not curtailed

After the start of the lock-down and the continuing restrictions after lifting it which have together resulted in a deteriorated economic situation, the hospitals... Read more »

Your Honors, please show some sympathy towards the migrant workers

The Supreme Court increasingly comes across as beholden to the government. In the process, welfare of the nation and the people have got... Read more »

Did The ‘Reich’ Really End On May 7, 1945?

The right-wing in Germany, which is increasingly making political gains as the call in the country for an alternative increases, must never be allowed... Read more »

Modi and the Media: Tragic Saga of Disappointments

In crisis times, he was seeking partnership from media but he has had an adversarial relationship with the fourth estate   He has systematically worked... Read more »

Lock-down has become a two-edged sword in India, the political class must get out of the way

Right now, all that the Union government and all its concerned institutions are doing is playing catch up and playing catch up always precludes... Read more »

Andhra’s 3 capital city gamble…

– Oliver D’Souza “Farmers in more than two dozen villages who pooled at least 33,000 acres (13,355 hectares) of land for the new capital... Read more »

What is India resisting?

– Oliver D’Souza The CAA seeks to alter the secular character of the constitution of India and set the stage for classifying Indian society... Read more »

Ayodhya done, what next?

– Oliver D’Souza The damaging, regressive and repressive pursuit of correcting historical wrongs with political and supremacist goals in mind, is unlikely to end... Read more »

Economy in shambles, time to make a singular choice …

– Oliver D’Souza The BJP has not been brought to power primarily to ensure rapid economic growth and prosperity for all despite having made... Read more »

100 days of Modi 2.0…

-PPI Desk “Economic mismanagement has been a real dampener… GDP growth in the first quarter of financial year 2019-20 slipped to the six-year low... Read more »

Waiting for health disasters to happen…

– Oliver D’Souza In recent weeks India’s health system – never the world’s best – has been getting really bad press, now triggered by... Read more »

How EC gave BJP a landslide victory…

— Oliver D’Souza Going against all pre-poll assessments of the party doing badly in the Lok Sabha 2019 polls (including assessments by this author... Read more »

Is Kashmir another Gaza in the making?

–Seema Mustafa Union Home Minister Amit Shah has done the unthinkable. After days of rumours and trepidation in Kashmir, and with over 43,000 troops... Read more »

India’s Growing Unemployment Suicides: 500% increase in 4 years!

– Oliver D’Souza Thirty-year-old Saurabh, a native of Bhojpur in Bihar, living in New Ashok Nagar in New Delhi, was a B Tech graduate... Read more »