AFSPA: The Question to Democracy

David Buhril, Kangala OnlineThe Armed Forces Special Power Act, AFSPA, popularly called the “draconian law” has, once again, become the favourite toy in the politicians’ cradle. As the fever of the 9th Manipur Legislative Assembly…

Bombs on Train to Pakistan From India Kill…

By Ashok Bhattacharjee and Khalid Qayum, BloomBergFeb. 19 (Bloomberg) -- India's government said two bombs killed at least 65 people on a Pakistan-bound train, a service that symbolizes closer links between the nuclear-armed neighbors.The attack…

Deepa Mehta to explore racism in new film

19 February, 2007, ReutersBy Krittivas MukherjeeMUMBAI: Oscar-nominated filmmaker Deepa Mehta will explore racism in her new film Exclusion, inspired by a real life incident in which a shipload of Indians was turned back from Canada…

Chomsky on Iran, Iraq, and the Rest of…

Written by Michael Shan, Sunday, 18 February 2007Arundhathi Roy with Noam Chomsky Noam Chomsky is a noted linguist, author, and foreign policy expert. On February 9, Michael Shank interviewed him on the latest developments in…

Open Letter to Kerala CM : Forum Kerala

To   Sri. V.S. Achuthanandan  Honourable Chief Minister of  Kerala  Thiruvananthapuram.   Sub: Appeal against the  approval of Special Tourism Zones within the state.   Dear Sir,   We express  our serious concern regarding the proposal for the new …