Justice for ANNA POLITKOVSKAYA

Sign the Online petition calling for an international commission of enquiry in order to establish the truth about Anna Politkovskaya’s murder on 7 October 2006 in Moscow. Read More

Mysore encounter, a fishy story : Siharth Varada…

 Sidharth Varadarajan, New Delhi. http://svaradarajan.blogspot.com 28, October 2006Virtually every newspaper in India today has front-paged the police account of an 'encounter' with two terrorists in Mysore. According to the official version, the two alleged terrorists…

Indian police hopefuls riot after 'difficult test'

6 November 2006Hundreds of would-be police constables in India have rioted after being angered by the application procedure.An official in the city of Ghaziabad told the BBC said that a written test proved too difficult…

Why Dalits embrace Buddhism?

Sumit Pande ,CNN-IBN , November 06, 2006 New Delhi: It’s a figure that will show up perhaps in the next annual census and is bound to astound many.Fifty years after Dalit messiah and the father…

American Prison Planet : Nick Turse

The Bush Administration as Global Jailor By Nick Turse Today, the United States presides over a burgeoning empire -- not only the "empire of bases" first described by Chalmers Johnson, but a far-flung new network…

The right to food : Biraj Patnaik

In recent years, the battle against hunger has been placed at the centre of the development discourse in India. This has come about mainly due to the efforts of the Right to Food Campaign and…