A 'lynch mob, and intolerant pseudo-secularists, in the name of freedom of expression, are crying from rooftops and demanding freedom of defamation....The withdrawal of this book is an outcome of a valid, legal battle'
Does the movement provide us a great opportunity for national regeneration? Could it grow by involving intellectuals of all shades? Could it have a lasting impact? Or will a marked megalomaniac tendency, stoked by television, mar it for ever?
In a path-breaking judgement, the Supreme Court holds as unconstitutional the deployment of tribal youths as Special Police Officers - 'Koya Commandos', Salwa Judum - in the counter-insurgency operations against Maoist groups, and orders their immedi
An Independent Citizens Initiative visits different parts of Dantewara District in Chhattisgarh and appeals to the CPI (Maoist) to respond to their "call for a national dialogue, announce a cease-fire and agree to be party to any approach that benefi
An Independent Citizens Initiative visits different parts of Dantewara District in Chhattisgarh and appeals to the government to "announce an unconditional cease-fire and call the Maoists for a National Dialogue on all issues that concern the well-be