Analysis

  • Political Drama: BJP Against Jaswant Singh

    Despite all the hype raised about Jaswant Singh’s expulsion from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over his book “Jinnah: India,Partition, Independence, ” the fact remains that little attention has been paid to his remaining listed...

  • Maharashtra appeals against MCOCA repeal and says that MP Govt helping Hindutva terrorists

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Government on 24 August filed an appeal in the Bombay High Court challenging the revocation of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) provisions in the September 2008 Malegaon blasts case. On 31 July,...

  • Dilemmas of Defeat: Whither BJP?

    The humiliating electoral defeat continues to dodge the BJP. In quick succession lot of things are happening, old pillars are crumbling, earlier cracks are on display with bigger clarity and those who joined the party in the hope of basking in ...

  • Draconian IT Act in need of amendment

    By Aaliya Khan “With all respect, every day, thousands of people die, but the world moves on. Just due to one politician dying a natural death, everyone just gone bonkers. They should know, we are resilient by force, not by choice. W...

  • RSS Mission 2014

    By AG Khan Indore / Ujjain: With three mega events organised in quick succession within three months, there should be no doubt that RSS is preparing the ground for 2014 - one year in advance. Needless to say that it is fully confident of B...

  • Rahul’s Political Future: A Challenge For Sonia?

    Notwithstanding noise made about the secular agenda of the Congress party and the hype raised about some of its leaders blaming saffron brigade for several terrorist incidents, let us accept it, these are empty rhetoric. They have been probably...

  • Akbaruddin’s hate-speech

    Don’t we universally and unanimously believe in the most fundamental rule of nature that every action has an equal, at times even greater, reaction? If there’re Togadias in the majority, why can’t a counter-Togadiya in the for...

  • Mera Bharat mahan!

    I thought that I won’t write anything even remotely related to rape as it’s become nauseating because of constant regurgitations, but RSS chief’s stupid statement has made me express my views on this much-laundered issue. The ...

  • Works waiting for K. Rahman Khan - ii

    By Syed Zafar Mahmood The Sachar Committee has painfully reported that the parliament and assembly constituencies where Muslims have substantial presence and where the number of Scheduled Castes (SCs) is insignificant have been reserved fo...

  • Capital Punishment & Certain Social Crimes!

    With legal proceedings having begun regarding the trauma that the 23-year old woman was subjected to, it is hoped that adequate attention is paid to the criminals having been then in a drunken state. Clearly, execution of gang-rapists can elimi...

  • Political Iftars: just a farce?

    How critical should one be of Iftar parties hosted particularly by Indian politicians to apparently attract Muslims to their respective political parties? Undeniably, each individual- whether politically associated with any group or not- has th...

  • Giving respectable position to Bhagwa brigade is deplorable

    New Delhi: Convener of National Democratic Forum, Akbar Fahmi said while talking to media persons that after inclusion of Kalyan Singh in Samajwadi Party people as well as media raised a great hue and cry but after making Sudhir Kulkarni a memb...

  • India will be a Hindu state in 30 years

    New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat said at a press conference in Delhi on 28 August that in the next 25/30 years Sangh will achieve its target i e India will become a Hindu Rashtra. In reply to questions about the on-going crisis and confus...

  • Ishrat Jahan: Murder in Cold Blood

    In the aftermath of Gujarat carnage the then Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee subtly reprimanded Modi Government that Raj Dharma should have been followed. The implication was that state should have actively intervened to protect the innoce...

  • Ishrat Jahan and Indian State

    + Pic A catalepsy (a trancelike state with loss of voluntary motion and failure to react to stimuli) is the defining feature of our time. It is not just because the discovery of truth is painful, but the need of truth and the discov...

  • Ishrat Jahan and Indian State

    A catalepsy (a trancelike state with loss of voluntary motion and failure to react to stimuli) is the defining feature of our time. It is not just because the discovery of truth is painful, but the need of truth and the discovery itself hav...

  • Communication Gap: Rahul Gandhi & Muslims

    It is indeed amazing that new generation of Indian politicians has suddenly woken up to political significance of reaching out to people at grassroots. This is marked by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi taking out time for Dalits in Uttar Pradesh. ...

  • With eggs on it face, India defends caste system

    Indian government defending the caste system at the UN has shamed the whole country. Despite the casteism eloquence of the Indian high caste representatives, the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva has clearly and unequivocally recognized caste-b...

  • Communalizing History: Shivaji & Afzal Khan

    The assembly elections have been declared in Maharashtra, and with this the atmosphere is heating up politically. In this state there have been substantial number of farmer’s suicides, all over there are serious issues related to rising p...

  • Milli Council’s memo on Karnataka situation

    The grave concern expressed by our Hon. Prime Minister over the law and order situation in Karnataka during the recently held Chief Minister's meet, is of course based on facts. The law and order situation in Karnataka has been deterioratin...