A Curious Silence and an Un-Crossed Line: In…

18 nov 2011by Shuddhabrata SenguptaA news item from some weeks ago, which has gone curiously unremarked and un-commented upon has made me think about the limits that the freedom of expression debate and the discourse…

Our fight will continue: Shweta Bhatt

18 nov. 2011 by Smriti Kak RamachandranShweta Bhatt, wife of suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, is undaunted by what lies ahead in their fight against the State administration. Taking on the Narendra Modi government,…

Our fight will continue: Shweta Bhatt

18 nov 2011 by Smriti Kak RamachandranShweta Bhatt, wife of suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, is undaunted by what lies ahead in their fight against the State administration. Taking on the Narendra Modi government,…

Why the Communal and Targeted Violence Bill must…

Teesta Setalvad nov 18 2011 In 1998, five years after we launched Communalism Combat, we had pointed out, in possibly one of the first researched compilations on judicial pronouncements on communal violence, that from the…

Mystery over shooting of Catholic nun

Tribal rights campaigner shot dead during alleged encounter near her home 18 Nov. 2011 A 53-year-old nun from Kerala who led campaigns to defend tribal rights was shot dead yesterday in the eastern Indian state…