Vilification Of Tipu: The Issues Involved

Nalini Taneja, People's Democracy,October 08, 2006   TIPU Sultan has figured in the media only two times: once in 1989 when Sanjay Khan’s TV serial The Sword of Tipu Sultan, based on Bhagwan Gidwani’s book of…

Intelligent design?

Ajit Bhattacharjea, Hindustan Times, October 12, 2006 Intelligent design? Four Octobers ago, a well-known Kashmiri journalist, Iftikhar Gilani, was in Tihar jail facing indefinite incarceration on concocted charges. He had been jailed after a cursory…

A brief Report on Mangalore Riots

13 October 2006, (Vaartha Bharathi)Baba Budhangiri and cow slaughter are the two profitable issues in the hands of the Sangh Parivar in Karnataka these days. It has successfully used these two issues to fan communal…

Hindutva And The Defence Of 'Upper' Caste Hegemony

By Yoginder Sikand13 October, 2006, Countercurrents.orgThe ideology and politics of Hindutva are geared to protecting and promoting the hegemony of 'high' caste Hindu elites. The twisted logic of 'Hindu majoritarianism' is deployed in the service…

Bangladesh's Mohammad Yunus wins Nobel Peace Prize

13-10-2006, Oslo (Norway), Associated Press:Bangladeshi microcredit pioneer Muhammad Yunus and his Grameen Bank were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work in advancing economic and social opportunities for the poor, particularly women.The…