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The first time I killed a man, my hands refused to shiver
Consumed by the riot I was, by all of its gory splendor

I wielded my father’s dagger and joined the frenzied mob… 100 more words

Is this the Achhe Din India voted for?

“Behind India’s unity, there is an enormous and magnificent variety,” said India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 1952. Unity in diversity has been the foundation of the Indian Constitution – celebrating the bond of togetherness while respective the diverse traditions and unique culture of each and every province, community or creed. 271 more words


Modi's Lakshman Rekha Warning Grossly Inadequate


16 December 2014

Modi’s Lakshman Rekha Warning Grossly Inadequate

Siddharth Varadarajan

For a man who makes dozens of televised speeches, takes to the radio once a month, tweets at will and is never at a loss for words, Narendra Modi’s silence in the face of the communal statements his party colleagues have been making recently is something of a mystery. 847 more words

Indian Politics

Act now or regret later,Mr.P.M Modi!

Dear Prime Minister Modi Saheb,

Even your enemies admire your vision, talk, hard work, punctuality and body language. But your Parivar members are spoiling all your good name by going against your vision. 1,171 more words

A Women's Charter for Delhi Elections: Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression

Guest Post by Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression

The elections in Delhi are approaching.

Violence, as well as discrimination against women, and sheer denial of women’s dignity and rights, has been a huge concern for Delhi’s citizens. 1,173 more words


Repression of Dissent in Sri Lanka - September 2014

September was a month that saw almost daily incidents of repression of dissent. A commemoration planned for a well-known woman human rights defender and academic, Dr. 609 more words

Human Rights

Train to Pakistan

Train to Pakistan is a novel written by Khuswant Singh in 1956. This book attempts to bring out the violence and hatred among Muslims and Sikhs, post partition. 133 more words

Communal Violence