Amartya Sen on Justice and Human Rights

The theory of justice must be more concerned with the elimination of removable injustices than with defining a hypothetical perfectly just society, says Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen Dr Amartya Sen was in India recently…

A Conditional Beacon Of Hope

THE RECENT order of the Supreme Court asking the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to inquire into the alleged role of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the post-Godhra communal riots of 2002 is a laudable…

An Indian Record of Human Rights

THOSE who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others. The saying applies very much to successive governments of India which chafe at international accountability for their observance of human rights, are very…

A blot on Indian civilisation : Charles Chasie

MUCH has been written about the extraordinary and extra-judicial legislation in India which have become a blot on its civilisation and greatness. Such legislation ridicules India’s democracy, justice system, equality and fundamental human rights and…

Resisting a Police State

The following is an extract from Analytical Monthly Review's Editorial (Published in Kharagpur, West Bengal)  appeared on its February 2009 issue. Read More