CHRO in solidarity with Sunita Narayanan

 Dear Friends, What happened in the last couple of weeks in India, in the world of books, sends an alarming and chilling message to the forces of democracy in the country.   Books by Bhagat Singh, Che…

Beyond boundaries : Sandeep Pandey

THE TIMES OF INDIA, 28 Oct, 2006Human beings differ from preceding stages and beings in at least two basic ways. They have a capacity to imagine, and are endowed with freedom of action. Pre-human stages…

On Books, Moral Policing,

Nalini Taneja, People's Democracy, Vol. XXX, No. 44October 29, 2006THE CHANDRAPUR INCIDENTSWE are witnessing today a pragmatic collaboration of forces that defend ‘moral’ policing in the name of protecting ‘Indian’ culture, justify trampling on democratic…

Twin blasts kill boy, injure 10 in Guwahati

Sat Oct 28, 2006GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - A 14-year-old boy was killed and at least 10 people were wounded in twin explosions during Chat festival on Saturday in Guwahati, police said.Two bombs exploded on the…

Cops picked up ultras 15 days ago: Landlady

Saturday October 28 2006, NEWINDPRESS.COM MYSORE: The encounter between two Pakistani militants and the police on the Mysore-Husnur Ring Road has raised suspicions as the militants’ landlady has revealed that the police had already taken…