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Pulwama Terrorist Attack: Must contain spilling over of revengeful emotions

The tragic event of the suicide bomber attack on the convoy at Pulwama resulting in the deaths of 41 CRPF Jawans, is despicable and condemnable. A proper enquiry must identify the causes and the weaknesses and failures that have resulted in this tragedy. On behaIf of my wife and myself, I would like to convey…


Pulwama Terrorist Attack: Stop and Contemplate what can be done to Avoid such Massacres

The spirit of Nationalism has been demonstrably proved all over the country when thousands of ordinary citizens spontaneously met in groups, at street corners and in halls, to show their sympathy with the 41 C.R.P.F. Jawans who were killed in one instant explosion triggered by a fidayeen. They also demonstrated their anger against those who…


Journalists threatened and harassed after numbers leaked online

Several Indian journalists, known for their liberal and secular views, became victims of doxxing when their numbers were leaked and circulated, allegedly by right-wing social media trolls. Barkha Dutt, Abhisar Sharma, Rajdeep Sardesai and many others, have since then received threats of violence and abusive messages on their phones. Is this a conspiracy against media…


Hate Watch: Delhi MLA spews venom on Social Media after Pulwama Terrorist Attack

Even before the embers of the funeral pyres of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men killed in the line of duty in the terrorist attack at Pulawama, could cool down, political vultures have started hovering to make the most of this ghastly tragedy to further their own divisive agenda. Kapil Mishra, an MLA from…


Citizens Condemn Pulwama Terror Attack, Appeal for Unity

We, the citizens of India, strongly condemn the brutal terrorist attack in Pulwama that led India to lose 44 brave jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), when their convoy was attacked on February 14. As citizens of Mumbai, a city that has been target of brute acts of terror from across the border several…


Pulwama Terror Attack: Justice, not Revenge, will Help us all Heal

India lost 44 of her bravest sons when terrorists attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Kashmir on February 14. The country was left juggling extreme emotions ranging from numbing shock to inescapable grief and even bouts of blinding rage at this senseless massacre. Many people though took to coping with these emotions…


Spaces of Higher Education are the New Battlegrounds of Inequality: Abhay Xaxa

Adivasis or India’s indigenous people have faced centuries of oppression and exploitation. Today they fight a battle on many fronts. The first against a powerful nexus of industrialists, bureaucrats and the police who have made successive attempts made to usurp their forests, land and water resources. The second in institutes of higher learning against systemic exclusion…


Khoj: Discover a New Approach to Education

This timeline showcases the genesis of the Khoj project and its evolution. Khoj aims to inculcate among young minds a culture of appreciation for diversity and a commitment to secularism and equality. The timeline also shows how Khoj founders have been targeted by a vindictive state using baseless allegations made by a political stooge.  …


NBSA Accepts CJP complaint against Zee TV for inciteful telecast

CJP’s complaint dated July 9, 2018, against Zee News for violating the News Broadcasting Standards Authority’s (NBSA) Special Guidelines covering Impartiality, Neutrality and Fairness, when it aired a programme titled ‘Kya Kehta Hai India’ on June 6, 2018 at 8 p.m., has been accepted. Both parties have been called for a hearing in New Delhi…


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