Mirror to media

The books look at ethical issues in journalism and the depiction of Muslims in the media. PARANJOY GUHA THAKURTA, a journalist of 30 years’ experience, is uniquely qualified to write this textbook. He has experience…

Only affirmative collective action can save India

Despite aggressive "Go out and vote" campaigns and thousands of Mumbaikars thronging Mumbai roads to express their anger at 26/11 Mumbai attacks, the voter turn-out in Mumbai actually decreased rather than going up. It is…

What should be our Government's priotities?

Will it be old wine in a new bottle or some altogether different combination in a novel package? Even as we near what looks set to be a nail-biting finish of the electoral process, it…

Indian temples own tonnes of gold

What has gold to do with the temples, prayers and deities in India, the largest consumer and importer of the yellow in the world? Lots, in fact. Gold is the most precious religious ‘metal’ used…

Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Human rights are rights claimed against the State and society by virtue of being a human being. However, the human rights of most people have been continuously violated all around the world. Since all civilizations…