by Krishna Jha
In a calculated move to not only muffle the freedom of expression, but to make the entire media subservient to finance capital, the government has come out with its plans to gag the print media as well as All India Radio. (...)
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The time has come when we can no longer afford to indulge in mutual recrimination. The time has come for us to hang our heads in shame.
What has happened at Moradabad is a blot on our patriotism. No amount of quibbling, (...)
These are days of great unease For the world’s residual democracies. A breed of no-nonsense ones Man the slogans and the guns. They suffer no uncertainties. They have outlived Socrates.
Prickly bramble from the hedge Invade the centre from the (...)
by S. Sudhakar Reddy
Trumpism is at its height spewing racist venom! Already a newly married young Indian engineer had fallen victim while his colleague, also a personal friend, was hospitalised after having been gravely injured. The entire (...)
The Annual Number of Mainstream (December 24, 2016) carried a piece titled ‘On Rosa Luxemburg and Russian Revolution’by Paresh Chattopadhyay (hereafter referred to as PC), a member of the Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Quebec, Montreal (...)
by Bhartendu Kumar Singh
Every time China and India hold any dialogue, the outcome is often marginal compared to the expectations. After all, the two countries have been involved in a series of protracted dialogues for more than 30 years without (...)
by Kumudini Pati
Srilatha Swaminathan was not only a comrade, with whom I worked for almost ten long years in the women’s movement led by the All India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA); she was a dear friend with whom I (...)
The marathon State Assembly elections are over. The seventh and final phase of polling in UP came to an end today—the percentage of polling being 60; whereas the second and final phase of polling in Manipur recorded an 80.6 per cent (...)
The following is the press statement issued by the Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy on March 1, 2017.
Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) expresses its solidarity with 20-year-old Gurmehar Kaur and (...)
by Om Thanvi
In response to the rape threats issued on a public forum against Gurmehar Kaur, the government and its Ministers ought to have clearly come out in support of the young student. They did exactly the opposite.
Finally, they managed to (...)