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The Taj is Everybody's
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The Taj is Everybody's

'It is obvious that the lakhs who come to see it do not see it through the prism of religion,' says Jyoti Punwani. I first saw the Taj Mahal when I was in school. The sight of it literally took my breath away. After that, every time I've seen it, the effect has been the same. I haven't seen the other wonders of the world, but I know, as does everyone who sees it, that the Taj Mahal is indeed a wonder -- how can anything so solid be so ethereal, as if suspended in air?   As I took in every ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Controversy erupts over lecture in Mumbai

Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh refuses to 'retreat in the face of threats'. Jyoti Punwani reports.   Will the 9th Anuradha Ghandy memorial lecture be held on Friday, October 13? "Of course," says Narendra Wable, president, Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh, the venue of the lecture. "If we retreat in the face of threats, then who will stand up?" On the other side, Vinay Joshi, convenor of the Legal Rights Observatory, is certain the lecture won't be held. "We are sure the police will declare ...
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'I am living like an animal taking its last breaths'

In Nagpur Central Jail's 'Anda Cell' languishes a 90% disabled, ailing, professor, sentenced to life imprisonment for Maoist links, reports Jyoti Punwani.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com As the harsh Nagpur winter approaches, the inhabitants of the city's Central Jail brace for a period of discomfort. One among them will find it particularly hard to cope. Diagnosed with permanent post-polio paralysis of the legs, he is 90% disabled, dependent on a wheelchair and needs help to perform ...
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'We are in kalyug where rakshasas rule'

'The forces of good are on the run.''But dark times also challenge people to fight.''I believe Indians will rise against these dark times.' Even as he was fighting against the deportation of Rohingya refugees in the Supreme Court came the announcement that Colin Gonsalves, founder of the Human Rights Law Network, had been named one of the four winners of this year's Right Livelihood Award, often described as the Alternative Nobel Prize. The distinguished lawyer spoke to Jyoti Punwani about his ...
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In quest of justice, Pehlu Khan's son won't be alone

'When Irshad Khan approaches the Supreme Court, he will undoubtedly have the best and most committed of lawyers to represent him.'His case will be reported on the front pages.'Neither the BJP government in Rajasthan nor at the Centre can stop this,' says Jyoti Punwani. A dying man names those who assaulted him. But the police gives them a clean chit, relying on statements of their associates who claim the latter were with them at the time of the assault. The police completely ignores other ...
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