Modi’s Lakshman Rekha Warning Grossly Inadequate
NDTV |Narendra Modi’s silence in the face of the communal statements his party colleagues have been making recently is something of a mystery
When a Big Tree Fell
TIMES OF INDIA | Thirty years since THE 1984 anti-Sikh riots, we still need to learn lessons on political accountability
Upward mob-ility: As India prospers, it is getting more racist
TIMES OF INDIA | The mob violence against three African students in the national capital must serve as India’s ‘Nirbhaya moment’ on the issue of racism
Modi, Gita and the Dharma of a Prime Minister
NDTV | He should worry about the activities of his communal friends, not the imagined sins of ‘secular’ foes
When justice becomes the victim
A newly released report by Stanford Law School on riots and justice in Gujarat says the conviction rate for the 2002 riots is 15-times lower than the national average
Azam Khan’s poison tongue
Azam Khan wanted to drive fence-sitting Hindus into the BJP’s arms in order to ensure fence-sitting Muslims stay with SP.
Skip the apology Modi saheb, tell us about Kodnani
The exertions of journalists who interviewed Modi have been as weak as the SIT’s which questioned him on the riots.
Votes and vengeance
Despite the talk of ‘development’, Amit Shah’s speeches suggest that hate remains a key mobilising tool for the BJP campaign.
The cult of cronyism
Who does Narendra Modi really represent and what does his phenomenal rise in Indian politics as election front-runner signify?
Inscribed In Cold-Hearted Ink
Indians knows it’s the rare inquiry commission or SIT that ends up saying or finding something that brings justice. This book drives home that tragic point, mercilessly.
A bill to settle a terrible debt
For decades, the victims of communal and targeted violence have been denied protections of law that the rest of us take for granted. It’s time to end this injustice… 22 … Continue reading
Force of faith trumps law and reason in Ayodhya case
Legal, social and political repercussions likely to be damaging … 1 October 2010The Hindu NEWS ANALYSIS Force of faith trumps law and reason in Ayodhya case Legal, social and political … Continue reading
Your riot was worse than mine
When politics and double standards take charge, it is the victims of communal violence who suffer, be they the Sikhs of Delhi, the Muslims of Gujarat or the Pandits of … Continue reading
Police officer to testify against Advani in Babri case
Anju Gupta, a police officer who was assigned to keep track of L.K Advani’s movements and meetings, will stand as a witness against the BJP leader in court… 25 March … Continue reading