Chidambaram khush hua

MAHTAB ALAM On Friday morning, when I started for the Supreme Court to attend the bail hearing of Dr. Binayak Sen, like many of our friends and comrades I was not sure of whether he…

Vilappilsala Strike Enters 100th Day

The strike will continue till the plant goes | By Yentha.com Trivandrum: Vilappilsala’s residents’ Satyagraha to shut down the waste treatment plant reached the 100th day today. C R Neelakandan noted environmental activist inaugurated the…

Madhya Pradesh cops pull back Christian profiling plan

Hindustan Times Friday 15 April 2011 A police circular in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh seeking detailed profiles of Christians and churches in the state has been withdrawn after protests from members of the minority community. State…

A collective response to Anna Hazare and Modi

We, academics, activists, artists and intellectuals strongly condemn the recently reported statement made by Anna Hazareji in which he has brazenly endorsed Narendra Modi, a politician who not only symbolizes the politics of division but…

Truth Behind the Fire in Sabarmati Express (Godhra,…

KS Subramanian From MainstreamThe special fast-track court judge, P.R. Patel, has pronounced his verdict on the mystery behind the fire incident in the Sabarmati Express at Godhra on February 27, 2002. The conspiracy theory put…

IMF report points to global economic fragility

14 April 2011 Two years into a supposed recovery, not only have none of the underlying contradictions that sparked the deepest economic and financial crisis since the Great Depression been resolved, but new problems are…