Using religion to dent corruption : C. Gopinath

Perhaps the way to make an impact on corruption in society is to be able to argue that eschewing bribery is part of the package of ‘good behaviour’ that is expected from the devotee. Pope…

Female survivors of Nandigram land clash

A politician in rural India has risen from the violent Nandigram land clash in 2007. She wants to help fellow resisters, particularly female survivors of rape and sexual assault, who have not received financial awards…

Hunger strike at Sabarmati Central Jail

Patna: In protest to the oppression and brutality which were going on upon Muslim prisoners in Sabarmati Central jail of Gujarat, Maulana Naseeruddin was on indefinite hunger strike from 27th March 2009. He ended the…

Civil liberties group condemn attacks on Journalist

New Delhi: Hyderabad-based Civil Liberties Monitoring Committee (CLMC) has condemned continuous attacks on esteemed Urdu daily Siasat editor Zahid Ali Khan, who is contesting parliamentary elections from Hyderabad constituency. Read More

Recalling Jamshedpur riots of 1979

This month in the year 1979, the Hindu-Muslim violence in Jamshedpur took the lives of 108 people. The number of dead could have easily been 114, but as it turned out, my family and I…