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Harsh Mander | Two blots on Indian democracy

Harsh Mander | Two blots on Indian democracy

Photo: Arun Sharma/ Hindustan Times India in 1984 witnessed two towering calamities. Both were man-made and both were marked by unconscionable state betrayals. A month after the killing of 3,000 Sikhs in the worst single episode of targeted ..., 1 month ago

Harsh Mander: Gender issue: there's no need to be tough

Patriarchy is the social idea that men are superior to women, and should both control and dominate women. Throughout history, this idea has fostered untold injustice, unequal chances for education and work, endemic violence and suffering in most ...
 The Gulf Today3 weeks ago

Chasing a mirage

Does India's future lie in converting her best agricultural lands into another Singapore? A glittering promise held out by Narendra Modi's government is that it will foster 100 smart cities. Indian agriculture, which employs six out of 10 workers ...
 The Hindu1 day ago

Hidden heroes of the republic

Not every Indian is free. A look at individuals who have fought, and won, battles against poverty, circumstance, censure and prejudice. Despite India's 67 years of freedom, many of its citizens remain trapped - by poverty, circumstance, ...
 Hindustan Times1 day ago

Look beyond homeless shelters

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Vandana Gopikumar of The Banyan with other participants of the seminar on Mental Health and Inclusive Development —Photo: M. Karunakaran Shelters are not the solution to the problems of the homeless; they ...
 The Hindu4 days ago

The betrayal of Anna Hazare

01:58 pm The renowned playwright Bernard Shaw said: Truth is stranger than fiction. This would be a very apt description of the so called anti-corruption crusaders who are making beeline to join politics.The manner in which Arvind Kejriwal broke ...
 The Freepress Journal1 week ago

Fascism Thrives In The Form Of Democracy In 2015, the world is going to celebrate the 70 th anniversary of the victory of democratic forces over fascism in the Second World War. Two atomic bombs were dropped by the powerful democracy' of the world on civilian targets ...
 Counter Currents1 week ago
Times of India

Longing for home, and a clean toilet

Bhavni Soren believes there is at least one advantage to not having enough blankets to keep her warm at night. Cold, she awakens before daybreak, and is able to go to the nearby stream to relieve herself with other women. "At home, we had the luxury ...
 Times of India1 week ago

The conversion crusade: Competing for people's souls

Free India was born in a tumult of religious hatred. This, and the fact that this country is home to followers of almost every major religion, persuaded members of the Constituent Assembly to exercise great care to protect the freedom of religious ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago

Appeal to resettle Adivasis

Guwahati, Jan. 12: A fact-finding team which visited relief camps housing Adivasis displaced in the December 23 NDFB (Songbijit) attacks, will move the Assam government seeking measures to prevent similar attacks on the community and to rehabilitate ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago
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