The death of Rohith Vemula raises the question of fraternity in the life of this republic in the starkest possible way. India borrowed France's republican motto - liberty, equality and fraternity - and incorporated it into its Constitution.Liberty, rooted in individual rights, and equality, defined as equal access to these rights, are ideas that have become part of everyday democratic discourse, but fraternity remains a vague good intention. What can brotherhood mean in political terms? ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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The 2016 edition of Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet (TSKLM) was inaugurated at the Victoria Memorial Hall in the presence of renowned actor Soumitra Chatterjee and well-known contemporary writer Samaresh Majumdar along with Group Executive Director ...NetIndia123.com, 2 weeks ago Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2016 kick-starts amidst much fanfare Tata Group, 2 weeks ago
The Hungry Tide waits behind Flood of Fire as Amitav Ghosh signs autographs and answers fan queries on the steps of Victoria Memorial Hall after the inaugural session of the six-dayTata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2016 on Thursday evening.Pictures ...Calcutta Telegraph, 3 weeks ago
India's Constitution isn't perfect. No document drafted by committee can be. But it is a miracle. In the middle of the 20th century, against a backdrop of genocidal violence, the Constituent Assembly wrote the rules for liberal democracy on a continental scale. In the most unequal place on earth, the founders insisted that every adult had the right to vote and stand for election regardless of sex, education, status or wealth. In a stroke they made mass democracy the political norm, not a ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
File-P. Lashkari In December 2015, The Supreme Court upheld a controversial law passed by Haryana that list criteria for disqualifying people from holding local panchayat office (and not, thankfully, from voting). The most controversial ...Outlook India, 3 weeks ago
Courtesy: Youtube FOR THE RECORD A letter from 101 social scientists to the Trustees of the Economic and Political Weekly on the circumstances behind the resignation of incumbent Editor Dr. Rammanohar Reddy... Dear Trustees, We write to you ...Outlook India, 3 weeks ago
The Asian College of Journalism has instituted awards for investigative journalism. The Media Development Foundation, which administers the institution, has, on its website, called for news organisations and journalists to send in their entries for ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
1 January 2016, New Delhi, IANS It's old news now that Bhupendra Chaubey is now back with Network 18. His heroic coverage of Bihar polls has put him in top billing in the county. He has always been counted as amongst the best in an ...Millennium Post, 1 month ago
Sound Track Jai Arjun Singh, Anupama Chopra, Sriram Raghavan, Srinivas Bhashyam and Outlook's Satish Padmanabhan discussing the list at Gossip cinema in Bandra, Mumbai. Sriram Raghavan, Anupama Chopra, Jai Arjun Singh and Srinivas Bhashyam submit ...Outlook India, 1 month ago
By | The Indian Express In these grumpy times where hyper-patriotism is demanded on tap, how could anyone writing an opus on India's sporting history openly discuss decades of dreadful defeats without being thought of as treacherous? Maybe by ...Yahoo! India, 2 months ago
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