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LORD RAM IN THE REPUBLIC OF HATE

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- Not quite the Midnight's child but born less than two years after India gained Independence, I cannot help but reminisce about the time when we affirmed our common humanity despi... Read More


Papal Visit

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- India's General Elections will be held somewhere between April and May 2024. Rumours are afoot that Indian Prime Minister Modi may be planning to arrange a Papal visit to India. ... Read More


Nehruvian Secularism: A glue that holds India together

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- In ancient India, the people had freedom of religion, and the State granted citizenship to each individual regardless of whether someone's religion was Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainis... Read More


Empowering women in India: Challenges and triumphs

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- If you are an Indian woman who is educated and employed, independent and self-reliant to boot, it's all because of a woman who dared to go against all odds to start a school for ... Read More


Be Shrewd as Serpents and Innocent as Doves

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- It was reported in the media that on Sunday, 24 December 2023, the tribal communities in Jharkhand's Ranchi staged a protest demanding the "delisting" of converted tribals from t... Read More


PRO-BJP STAND OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN KERALA

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- On Christmas day, Prime Minister Modi invited leaders of the Christian community (mainly prelates), some prominent businessmen and well-known figures from the film and sports ind... Read More


Bilkis Bano: Extraordinary fighter and resilient survivor

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- Allow me to commence by quoting verbatim from the Supreme Court's verdict delivered on January 8, 2024, in the Bilkis Bano remission case: "The grotesque and diabolical crime in ... Read More


BILKIS BANO: TRIUMPH of TRUTH and JUSTICE

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- On January 8, 2024, Bilkis Bano was vindicated! Her relentless quest for truth and justice met with triumph, as the Supreme Court of India Supreme Court, quashed the Gujarat Gove... Read More


A Candle in the Wind

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- The recent Supreme Court verdict on the remission of the 11 perpetrators of the Bilkis Bano rape case has been adjudged by some as "landmark". The judgement is sound. Justices B ... Read More