Onions: India’s national crisis?

Watch any Indian television news channel and you will come to know that India is facing a serious national crisis or some sort of national disaster. News reporters are laying siege of cabinet ministers, chief ministers and bureaucrats about the shortage of onions in big cities. They are dragging middle aged housewives to camera recording…

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Name and shame the guilty men of Bhopal

Finally an Indian judge is able to determine who were the guilty men of Bhopal gas disaster. 25,000 deaths and 26 years later these men have been sentenced to jail for two years. The grief stricken victims of Bhopal are outraged – how could the men responsible for the world’s greatest industrial disaster escape so…

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Mother India fifty years on

We were little kids when this poster could be seen on every wall in our small town. However, little kids were not supposed to watch film in those days. So we waited for years before we grew bold enough to cheat our parents and teachers and skip classes to watch the matinee show. That’s how…

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Unmasking Jinnah’s Communalism: Sieving Facts from Fiction

How can Jinnah, the lifelong campaigner for separate communal electorate, the advocate of two-nations theory, the opponent of  ‘Hindu Tyranny’ and the initiator of India’s first mass violence campaign, the Direct Action Day, be described as a secular leader? Dr Vijay Rana tells the true story of Jinnah.    The Indian admirers of Muhammad Ali Jinnah have long tried…

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