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While Rahul Gandhi's attempt to reach out to the masses in Uttar Pradesh through a series of well-planned visits, dine-ins and stay-overs in its villages has often been derided, a visit to some of...
Arun Ferreira's illegal arrest and torture is a telling example of the unlawful conduct of the police. While he and a few thus jailed received media attention, there are many who are rotting in jails...
The decision to allow qualified foreign investors to invest in India's equity markets is a source of concern both for the kind of funds that will be attracted and what this says about the government'...
 Punjab: Family Business Daljit Ami With political parties nominating their candidates, the battle lines have been drawn for the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab. Apart from the traditional...
The AMRI crime is an example of how public safety is being repeatedly compromised. More specifically, it demonstrated the dismal trend of healthcare services being offered by "super specialty care"...
The occupation of the Indu Mills near Chaityabhoomi in Mumbai by dalit youth demanding that an Ambedkar memorial should come up there is a heartening development. In neo-liberal India, dalits are a...
Orissa is prone to natural disasters, especially floods. Yet, the authorities have not been able to draw up an effective disaster management plan and politicians continue to play politics with relief...
Why did the Occupy movement fail to take root in India? The basic reason is that the Indian middle class is so infused with the ideology of the caste system that it can never easily identify itself...
 Coastal Accumulation in Tamil Nadu Senthil Babu Seven years after the 2004 tsunami, with the coastal communities in Tamil Nadu yet to reconcile with its after-effects, another disaster is gradually...

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