Mobpublic vs. Counterpublic in Kerala

23 nov 2011 by jdevika [with inputs from Baiju John] Recent events in Kerala convince me that we need to think more closely about the ways in which our political public life is being slowly…

Douse fires of anti-Muslim prejudice

23 nov 2011By Abdul KhaliqLAST WEEK, that inveterate hate-monger Praveen Togadia made an impassioned plea for a new Indian Constitution that allows for “anyone who converts Hindus to be beheaded”. He went on to assert…

The Deadening Silence Of Good Intentions

23 nov 2011 Closed gates; zipped lips. What happens when an exhibition on the Quran opens in New Delhi.by C.M. NaimIn September 2011, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat in India organized an exhibition on the Quran…

'Table Communal Violence Bill early'

23 nov 2011 From The HinduStaff ReporterFor four months the government has been silent on the Bill: NaqviThe United Progressive Alliance government has not delivered on its promise of bringing in legislation against communal violence. After…

Gujarat: Riot cop who battled state vendetta

23 no 2011 From: The TelegraphRiot cop who battled state vendettaWitness lost constable job- Guilty of murderby BASANT RAWATAhmedabad, Nov. 10: The Gujarat government had sacked an employee in connection with the riot case that led…

Hindus only sports tournament in Mangalore by RSS…

23 nov 2011Kabaddi tournament 'for Hindus only'Anisha ShethA kabaddi tournament being organised by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)-affiliated association has raised concerns here.The Hindu Jagran Vedike, the youth wing of the RSS, is organising a…