Stifling Rights

NEW DELHI, March 27 -- The US Government on March 20 released the 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, highlighting grave violations of rights in many countries, including India. Coincident... Read More

Wooing Christians, the BJP Way

NEW DELHI, March 20 -- The electoral scene in the country is hotting up. In the next one year or so, several States will go to polls; general elections to the Lok Sabha too will take place. The BJP is... Read More

Stop Pushing Agenda

NEW DELHI, March 13 -- The recent verdict of the News Broadcasting and Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA) castigating three leading channels -- Times Now, Zee News and News 18 -- for airing blatantly... Read More

Walk the Plenary Talk

NEW DELHI, March 6 -- "It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself, that determines how your life story will develop." The Congress party seems to have taken a leaf out of this saying a... Read More

Pushed to the Wall, Christians Speak Up

NEW DELHI, Feb. 27 -- The Christians, facing unprecedented attacks apparently from the Sangh Parivar elements, have finally spoken up. The silent sufferers and victims of heavy-handedness of the saffr... Read More

Testing Time for Women

NEW DELHI, Feb. 20 -- Myths survive over scientific temper. As they are embedded in people's conscience, it is not easy to weed them out. Even those who boast of scientifically empowered succumb to my... Read More

Breaking the Knots

NEW DELHI, Feb. 13 -- Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma minces no words; he is clear what he is up to, howsoever heartless and callous it might be. The decision to crackdown on those allegedly ... Read More

Stinging Questions

NEW DELHI, Jan. 30 -- The two-part BBC documentary India: The Modi Question has shaken the country to the extent that it has been made unavailable in India. The Central Government's move to block news... Read More

Muscling Constitution

NEW DELHI, Jan. 23 -- The recent weeks witnessed an avalanche of attacks against the apex court. Significantly, it came not only from the government but from a couple of constitutional bodies too. The... Read More

Temple vs Tapasya

NEW DELHI, Jan. 16 -- In the late forties when the question of the reconstruction of Somnath temple came up, Gandhiji told Sardar Patel and others that he was in favour of rebuilding the temple, but i... Read More