INDIA: Act now, stop pretending!

AHRC-STM-084-2011 A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission on the Occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, June 26, 2011 Three years have elapsed since the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan…

Don’t underplay top RSS leader's role in Samjhauta…

Don’t underplay Indresh’s role in Samjhauta blast Mail Today, 22 June 2011 IT would appear that the National Investigation Agency ( NIA), which on Monday filed a chargesheet against Asimanand and four other Hindutva terrorists…

The discreet charm of civil society

By P. Sainath 17 june 2011 There is nothing wrong in having advisory groups. But there is a problem when groups not constituted legally cross the line of demands, advice and rights-based, democratic agitation. The…

Ramdev is not Gandhi

17 june 2011 Baba Ramdev is not Mohandas Gandhi. Ramdev’s technique of protest may confuse those who know as much about Gandhi as Munnabhai did at the start of the popular 2006 film, Lage Raho Munnabhai…