A Conditional Beacon Of Hope

THE RECENT order of the Supreme Court asking the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to inquire into the alleged role of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the post-Godhra communal riots of 2002 is a laudable…

An Indian Record of Human Rights

THOSE who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others. The saying applies very much to successive governments of India which chafe at international accountability for their observance of human rights, are very…

A blot on Indian civilisation : Charles Chasie

MUCH has been written about the extraordinary and extra-judicial legislation in India which have become a blot on its civilisation and greatness. Such legislation ridicules India’s democracy, justice system, equality and fundamental human rights and…

Resisting a Police State

The following is an extract from Analytical Monthly Review's Editorial (Published in Kharagpur, West Bengal)  appeared on its February 2009 issue. Read More

Stop This Terror of Law : Ravi Nair

This unconventional war cannot be won in a conventional way. It can only be won by showing that our values are stronger, better and more just, more fair and more humane than the alternative. Terrorism…