Murder of the millennium

Book Review by Bhupesh Bhandari, Business Standard , New Delhi February 23, 2007Hindutva's enemy The Mahatma died minutes after Nathuram Vinayak Godse pulled out a Berretta 9 mm automatic and pumped three bullets into the…

Nagas: Still In The Boundary Trap

As Manipur goes to the polls, the Naga dream remains fragmented on frontiers not of their makingAkÜm Longchari, Feb 24 , 2007, Tehelka,The dialectical tension between doubt and certainty has come to dominate any democratic…

45% of Indian girls married off before 18

A child bride from Rajasthan NEW DELHI: It’s a social ill that continues to shame India. Nearly 45% of women in the country, aged between 20 and 24, are married off before they reach 18,…

Let my people go : Priya Abraham

The abolitionists’ lament is older than William Wilberforce—whose anti-slavery campaign brought transatlantic slavery to an end 200 years ago this month—but today 27 million people live on in captivity, their lives worth far less than…