India Pakistan Relations

There is no exclusive blood group which divide us as Muslims and non-Muslims, Shias and Sunnies, Kashmiri and non-Kashmiri, Baloch or Sindhi, Aasamese and Bangalis, Tamils and Sinhalas, Dalits and non-Dalits, Marathi and Pahari. All…

Internet Freedom and Human Rights 2.0

Is unfettered Internet access a fundamental human right? Given their recent -- and widely covered -- spat with China over censorship laws, Google appears to assert that Internet censorship is an important enough issue to…

Who Killed Hemant Karkare

A new book curiously titled Who Killed Hemant Karkare? says a nationwide network of Hindutva terror that has its tentacles spread up to Nepal and Israel is out to destroy the India most Indians have…

The State Versus Naxals: Who Are Criminals?

Inaugurating a three-day long conference of Directors General and Inspectors General of police organized by the Intelligence Bureau, home minister of India P. Chidambaram described terrorist attacks on November 26, 2008 as a “game changer”:…

Tearing down the wall of caste : Navi…

The following is an article written by  Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, after she recieved a piece of brick from a demolished dry latrine from a Dalit activist Wilson Bezwada as…

Today I Dismantled my Gods

Yesterday was Vijaya Dashami, the Day of Victory that completes the nine-day Hindu Navaratri celebration of the Goddess in all her aspects and manifestations. In mythology, Vijaya Dashami marks the final triumph of the Goddess,…