Our politicians cause gory riots, not the Internet

30 Dec. 2011 by Dipankar GuptaTHE DECISION to police the Internet, particularly Google and Facebook, and serve them notice for purveying material that might cause riots is based on motivated naïveté. It appears commonsensical to…

Our politicians cause gory riots, not the Internet

by Dipankar Gupta THE DECISION to police the Internet, particularly Google and Facebook, and serve them notice for purveying material that might cause riots is based on motivated naïveté. It appears commonsensical to argue that…

From Babri Demolition to supporting Anna Hazare

26 dec 2011 Ram Puniyani Changing Strategies of RSS politics This December, Babri demolition act completed its 19years. On the occasion many a Muslim groups demanded the reconstruction of the masjid. This demand is just…

Karnataka govt’s bill on religion defeated

dec 19 2011 Ahead of the crucial by-election to the Legislative Council, the ruling BJP was outwitted by the Opposition which defeated the government’s move to get the Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments…

Remembering Kandhamal

dec 19 2011by Harsh ManderIt was a terrifying Christmas in 2007 for tribal and dalit Christians who live in the second poorest, deeply forested district of Odisha, Kandhamal. Long-smouldering violence targeting them exploded, and was…

Don’t blame the Hindus (Jawed Naqvi)

7 dec 2011 Jawed NaqviI ACCEPT the view that Hindu-Muslim tensions in India are largely a by-product of social and political fault lines within the majority community — the Hindus.This is no different from the…