Cover Stories

A Smokescreen to Crush Dissent

Dissent is anathema to the government; raising the issues of Adivasis is seen as an anti-national activity; helping the oppressed to seek justice is labelled as terrorist activity.

img Dr Suresh Mathew
19 Oct 2020

Fr. Stan Swamy SJ: A Narrative of a Human Rights Defender

On 8 October 2020, around 7.20 pm, four officials from the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the counter terrorism taskforce of the country,

img Joseph Xavier
19 Oct 2020

Articles

Pope Francis has challenged Bishops and Priests to defend the poor, the excluded and the oppressed;

Cedric Prakash
19 Oct 2020

The arrest of Fr Stan Lourduswamy, 83, is a violation of human rights.

Dr J. Felix Raj
19 Oct 2020

During the past three decades I have tried to identify myself with the Adivasi People and their struggle for a life of dignity and self-respect.

Stan Swamy
19 Oct 2020

The Catholic Church in India expressed its ‘deep sorrow and anguish’ at the arrest and imprisonment of Fr. Stan Swamy and it demanded his immediate release.

Jacob Peenikaparambil
19 Oct 2020

Mumbai Police busted a “racket” of “fraudulent” manipulation of Television Rating Points (TRPs) involving three channels; Republic, Fakt Marathi, and Box Cinema.

Manoj Varghese
19 Oct 2020

It is rather quite disturbing that an “industry” by itself, exploiting the innocence of children for perverse sexual gratification,

Aarti
19 Oct 2020

Instances of human rights violations across the globe have been on the rise for the past few years.

Albert Rayan
19 Oct 2020

The recent direction of the Madras High Court to the Central Government requiring it to explain why it should not enact a law prohibiting people with criminal background

Pauly Muricken
19 Oct 2020

Spiritual practices emerge from personal and individual beliefs, but they have a very strong connection with social and public life.

Benny Palatty
19 Oct 2020

And as the nation with a sense of shock finds a state governor deriding a chief minister, calling him ‘secular’ I foresee a situation like this arising

Robert Clements
19 Oct 2020

Only once in my life did I buy a piece of gold jewellery to give a surprise to my wife. It was a chain with a pendant. I had to be extra cautious.

A. J. Philip
19 Oct 2020