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Finally, Prime Minister Modi lent his views to the world, on the growing instances of communal violence plaguing our country. In an election rally in Bihar, he strongly condemned the politicians indulging in communal acts and adviced people not pay attention to them. 281 more words


On Women and Legislations

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru once said, ” If you want me to tell you what a nation is like, tell me the position of women in that country.” I was recently going through a legion of legislations that have been developed over the years through intense cogitation and deliberation to secure the basic rights of women and provide them protection. 629 more words


When Brinda Karat Became Emotional In Kandhamal

By Binu Mathew

Courtesy: Countercurrents.org | 04 September, 2015

Acclaimed film maker K.P Sasi and I were standing in a corner of the courtyard of Phulbani Government Guest House having a coffee. 2,388 more words


`No More Violence, We Want Peace And Justice!’, Say People Of Kandhamal

By Kandhamal Nyaya Shanti O Sadbhabana Samaj

Courtesy: Countercurrents.org | 01 Sept., 2015

Marking the completion of seven years of communal violence in Kandhamal, Odisha, more than 5,000 Adivasi Christians and Dalit Christians gathered at Raikia, Kandamal upholding the need for Justice, Peace and Harmony. 800 more words


A Consummate Hanging Bares Gaping Holes in Nation State's Democratic Facade : Sanjay Kumar

Guest Post by Sanjay Kumar

At 7AM on 30 July, 2015, the Republic of India hanged a man named Yakub Memon. By all means, though without anyone’s planning, the hanging turned out to be the endpoint of a consummate exercise. 2,949 more words

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Kandhamal: A Shame To Secular Polity Of India

By Binu Mathew

Courtesy: Countercurrents.org | 29 August, 2015

Kandhamal is described as the Kashmir of Odisha. It is one of the most beautiful places in India I ever visited. 1,705 more words


`No More Kandhamals!’ Kerala Expresses Solidarity!

By Binu Mathew & K.P. Sasi

Courtesy: countercurrents.org | 27 August, 2015

On August 25, 2008 the biggest communal violence after Gujarat took place in Kandhamal in Odisha. 1,337 more words