MANINI CHATTERJEE, Indian Express ,November 15, 2006Nov 14, New Delhi.   Taking the view that caste transcends both religion and class as the primary source of discrimination in India, Janata Dal(U) president Sharad Yadav today came…

Corruption a Worry for 92% of Indian Citizens

Angus Reid Global Monitor : Polls & Research November 14, 2006 - Adults in 20 countries express concerns about the incidence of illegal activity, according to a poll by Angus Reid Strategies for Maclean’s. 75…

'Dalit-Muslim solidarity is an urgent necessity'

2006-11-14, IndianMuslims.INFO,Meera and Rafi Shaikh run the Centre for Development in Ahmedabad. In this interview with Yoginder Sikand they reflect on the communal situation in Gujarat and talk about their own work.Q: In the aftermath…

The Slow Suicide of the West

by Jorge Majfud, MRZine Monthly Review , Nov 2006The West appears, suddenly, devoid of its greatest virtues, constructed century after century, preoccupied now only with reproducing its own defects and copying the defects of others,…

Sonia rising worries RSS

Sanjay Singh, DNA India November 12, 2006  Sudarshan vents his feelings to George FernandesNEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s continued rise after two-and-half years of the UPA government is worrying the RSS. The Hindutva brigade…

Thousands worship Indian infant

15 November 2006 KOLKATA: Thousands of people are flocking an Indian village to worship a baby girl born with rare tumours as they believe she is a reincarnation of Durga, the multi-armed Hindu mother goddess,…

Human Rights Council to hold special session on…

The Human Rights Council will hold its third special session on Wednesday, 15 November, to consider and take action on the gross human rights violations emanating from Israeli military incursions in the Occupied Palestinian Territory,…