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Crushed Under a Hoarding..!

NEW DELHI, May 20 -- There's only one purpose a billboard or hoarding serves; to be noticed! It cannot be hidden! It has to be glaringly visible! Telling the world, 'Here I am, look at me!' And that ... Read More


The Metamorphosis of Watchdogs into Lapdogs: Genesis of Indian Godi Media

NEW DELHI, May 20 -- The Bengali newspaper Bartaman's motto, "We will not fear anyone other than God, and we will not become sycophants to anyone," reflects their unwavering commitment to journalistic... Read More


Book Review: Nehru's Idea of India by G. Ramachandram

NEW DELHI, May 20 -- In this timely book, much-needed for our times, Dr G. Ramachandram presents a series of reflections on the Indian freedom struggle and the role played by a galaxy of eminent leade... Read More


Are We at the Threshold of History?

NEW DELHI, May 20 -- "Abki baar 400 Paar" is a terrific catchphrase for an election campaign, but what is the catch? Why 400 paar? Human history is weaved with so many layers of civilisation that it f... Read More


Dalit Christians in the State of Punjab: Issues and Problems

NEW DELHI, May 20 -- Christianity is India's third-largest religion, according to the census of 2011, with approximately 27.8 million followers, constituting 2.3% of India's population. Christianity i... Read More


J' ACCUSE.... NARENDRA MODI OF POISONING THE COUNTRY WITH HATE!

NEW DELHI, May 20 -- "J'Accuse....!" which is French for "I accuse...." is a term loaded with history and meaning, used to express indignation at the brutality and injustice perpetrated by the powerfu... Read More


Why does Hate-Mongering Continue to Surge?

NEW DELHI, May 20 -- After BJP's massive victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and the installation of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister, India witnessed a spurt in hate speech not only by the rab... Read More


Who's Afraid of an N-War? The Entire Humanity, Shri Modiji

NEW DELHI, May 20 -- Let me delve into history for a moment. The Cold War was a period of intense geopolitical tension and rivalry between the United States and its NATO allies on one side and the Sov... Read More


Preventive Detention: An Indicator of Authoritarianism

NEW DELHI, May 20 -- Historically, forcible arrests without charges have been a tactic employed by governments globally to maintain authoritative control. While they are often justified under the pret... Read More


Arrests and Remands Cannot Violate Fundamental Rights: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI, May 20 -- In a significant ruling which will have far-reaching implications in safeguarding the fundamental rights of citizens and a great boost to freedom of speech and expression, the Sup... Read More