DO WE NEED GOVERNORS?

Do we need Governers? -- It Has Been A Flawed Institution By SAM RAJAPPA ( Editorial ) The recent Supreme Court judgment on the dissolution of the Bihar Assembly based on the recommendation of the…

Protests Planned Against Media War Coverage

Announcement: United for Peace and Justice is Partnering with MediaChannel.org to Focus Attention on Media Complicity in the Iraq War. Last week, new photographs of detainees abused by US soldiers in the infamous Abu Ghraib…

Reporters Without Borders [ India – Annual report…

 Extracts from  India - Annual report 2005 -- Reporters without Borders The Congress Party’s return to power has already had positive consequences for press freedom. It abolished a controversial anti-terrorist law and extremist Hindus hostile…

Bush Visit : No Howdy Out Here

Iraq, Iran or the Danish cartoons...for Muslims in India, Bush is The Enemy. ALKA PANDE, Outlook Magazine How do India’s Muslims perceive the visit of George W. Bush? If a rally in Lucknow on February…

Rajasthan plans to ban conversions

Expected to target Christian missionaries JAIPUR: The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Government in Rajasthan is planning to introduce a Bill during the budget session of the Assembly starting February 28 outlawing religious conversions. The proposed Bill…

Guantanamo inmates to be identified

The Pentagon has said it would release, in compliance with a federal court ruling, the identities of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where hundreds of prisoners in the war on terror are being held. "The…

Buddha advocates job reservation for Muslims

Kolkata, Feb. 25 (PTI): In a bid to woo minorities ahead of the Assembly elections, the West Bengal Chief Minister, Buddhadev Bhattacharjee tonight said his Government was trying to ensure job reservations for Muslims. "I…