AFSPA

  • How accidental was the PLA's Raki Nulla adventure?

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    The Raki Nulla face off in April between Indian and Chinese troops was "accidental, not deliberately staged", is the word from the men in green...

  • Let Sharmila decide her own future without any guilt

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    Irom Sharmila is in love. As soon as you say this, a great deal of wonder and hatred follows, for many there is complete surprise...

  • Ripley's inclusion of Irom Sharmila is nauseating

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    The fact that Irom Chanu Sharmila's fast for repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Manipur has joined Ripley's odditorium will leave...

  • I am still naked

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    "I am still naked." She said it tonelessly, almost hopelessly; no anger, not even an eye-lid moved, and then she got up and left. ...

  • Kashmir: The dichotomy of grief

    FOOTLOOSE |  Pawan Bali
    Young lives lost are always tragic. The grief of it is something which every home in Kashmir carefully guards against. Somehow, it quietly creeps in....