The Hindutva brigade's silence on the rape may possibly be explained that this incident is an intra-Hindu affair for them.What is even more intriguing is that vocal gender activists have preferred to almost ignore the incident.Why?Is it because homosexual rape does not involve the woman either as victim or as aggressor, asks Mohammad Sajjad. A few weeks ago, there was horrifying news from the Banaras Hindu University campus. Five men raped a man pursuing research in Hindi literature. The ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago
IMAGE: A man escapes a water-logged village in Bihar. Photograph: PTI Photo. Let Bihar be damned under its contradictions of having gone ‘dry’ and then having been submerged under a flood. After all, it is a godforsaken land, having lost its promise of overcoming its problems, says Mohammad Sajjad. Paradoxes and ironies seem to abound in Bihar. The Nitish Kumar-led administration, in its previous tenures (2005-13 in coalition with the Bharatiya Janata Party) was criticised heavily ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago The scary messages from the Saran riots Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
IMAGE: JNU students protest against the police crackdown on the campus in February. Photograph: PTI The State is trying to curb the students movements, therefore, there are suspicions against some of the Subramanian report on education's recommendations, says Mohammad Sajjad. The Committee for the Evolution of a National Education Policy, headed by former Cabinet secretary T S R Subramanian, submitted its report to the Union human resources development ministry May 27. Even though the 200-page ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Heres a recap of some of our interviews done at the most crucial times. Be it Rakesh Sharmas being vocal about saffronisation of educational institutes or BJPs Bengal face Chandra Kumar Bose courting controversy due to an interview given to Catch, we had it ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
The Delhi police has mentioned in its chargesheet that Indians joining Al Qaeda were moved by the Babri mosque demolition and 2002 Gujarat riots and were committed to establish a base of terror outfit Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS). The chargesheet ...Asian Age, 2 months ago
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