Protest

  • Ukraine under siege: Ground view from Kiev

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    As Russian forces encroach into Crimea and the US threatens action against Moscow, the situation in Ukraine is reaching a boiling point. People in ...

  • West Bengal: 'Presidency spirit' bounces back

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    "Debraj, I didn't believe that I would be able to walk this long in this heat" said Uttara Chakrabarty. Senior Citizen. Teacher in the History...

  • #Suryanelli Trends on Junglebook

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    A rape that happened 17 years ago has animals of Junglistan up in arms. #Suryanelli is today the most trending topic. @ChikkuTheCricket Can ...

  • A review of Saba Naqvi's 'In Good Faith'

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    While much work has been done on exploring and exposing communalism in India, relatively little attempt has been made to understand its conjoined twin, secularism....

  • Time for India to join hands with Bharat to curb crimes against women

    Lost in 'Trance'lation |  Abid Soffi
    After the horrific Delhi gangrape incident which shook the nation to its foundation, people for the first time in one voice said 'No to crimes...

  • Is the Indian middle class becoming an active agent of change?

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    The recent outcry of middle-class men and women, many of whom not associated with any political party or developmental organisation, is an important phenomenon that...

  • Road safety: Good Samaritans need fear no harassment

    Fresh air |  Vivek Sengupta
    The friend of the rape victim, who through her ordeal and death galvanised an entire nation, spoke out a few days ago. In his first...

  • Two cheers for the anti-rape movement

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    Following the horrific assault and rape of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi there has been massive protests at Delhi, in other cities of India as...

  • Police action on protestors marks failure of govt's outreach

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    In the classic BBC political satire serial, 'Yes Minister', minister Jim Hacker asks his senior bureaucrat Sir Humphrey Appleby how to deal with a group...

  • Delhi gangrape: Third India wants justice

    Afsar's Take |  Afsar Ahmad
    Till now, we have known two kinds of India. One which supports the government and second that supports the Opposition. Post independence, these two types...

  • 'I am ashamed as well'

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    Lots of things shame me about India (I take great pride in lots as well). For instance, farmers forced to commit suicide because ...

  • Jaitapur debate: A victim of shadowboxing

    Beasts in my Belfry |  Bahar Dutt
    On the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster the Indian government announced it will remain committed to its ambitious plans to build a nuclear...

  • Jaitapur: A timeline of discontent

    My Favourite Thinks |  Yogita Limaye
    Jaitapur -- real public opposition or political inciting? Environmental issues or rehabilitation worries? These are some of the questions often asked about the agitation in...

  • Egypt's Army: Defending Mubarak?

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    "I am an unveiled woman and do not fear the Muslim Brotherhood." The slim be-spectacled woman artist with an anti-Mubarak banner at Cairo's Tahrir ...

  • A fighter's fight and a few more clauses

    ON THE ROCKS: No Watering Down |  Ipsita Shome
    The scenes were surreal. The spirit indomitable. Fire streamed through the streets of Egypt as the world watched the war cry for coup d'état. President...

  • Why Rahul shouldn't have gone to Niyamgiri

    Beasts in my Belfry |  Bahar Dutt
    Kalahandi, once known for its starvation deaths, is today the epicentre of the environment vs development debate. For the last seven years a small tribal...