'I am her mother and she is my daughter.''I don't need a piece of paper to define my relationship with anyone.'Single mother and transgender activist Gauri Sawant shared, with Rediff.com's Divya Nair, the anger, frustration, hope and love that have travelled with her on her life's journey.Photographs and videos: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com IMAGE: Gauri Sawant, right, speaks with great animation, her eyes, sometimes, expresses more emotions than her words. She pointed. And then gestured, ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Papua New Guinea gets a dose of the resource curse as ExxonMobil’s natural gas project foments unrest
The Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas (LNG) project is the largest resource extraction project in the Asia-Pacific region. Constructed at a stated cost of US$19 billion, it’s operated by ExxonMobil in joint venture with Oil Search and four other ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
‘Change has to come within Myanmar itself’. ‘I have called upon Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to listen to her ‘inner voice’ and speak directly to the people of Myanmar.’ IMAGE: A Rohingya migrant child, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, eats chocolate while queuing up with others for immigration identification purposes inside a temporary compound for refugees in Aceh Timur regency, Indonesia's Aceh Province.According to recent figures, an approximate 90,000 ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'The scope of cordon and search operations has changed drastically.''Operations are now more focused, intelligence driven and involve very small cordons with minimum inconvenience to the people.''This has been the humanisation of conflict.'It has come to be institutionalised in the army's concept.''General Rawat has been schooled in this thinking and when he makes a statement it is with full consciousness of the institutionalised concept,' says Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (retd), the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
on your WebpageAdd Widget >Get your members hooked!