THE MISSING MUSLIM, PART-II, n judiciary

SEEMA CHISHTI, Indian Express,October 28, 2006Justice benefit Rich in India Sachar: Andhra the only state where percentage of Muslims in judiciary higher than population share, Bengal again at bottom; we need an inclusive democracy, says…

After Patil, now PM asks cops to gear…

Express News Service & PTIFriday, October 27, 2006HYDERABAD, OCTOBER 26 : Terming terrorism as the most dangerous threat to the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said there was an “external dimension” to the internal…

Kerala ruling front

Gulf Times, 29 October, 2006,FORMER Kerala education minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader E T Mohamed Basheer has accused the southern Indian state’s ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) of taking a "vehemently anti-minorities"…

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…