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.

img1 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,

img1 Joseph Xavier
19 Oct 2020

Articles

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

img2 Cedric Prakash
19 Oct 2020

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

img2 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.

img2 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.

img2 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.

img2 Manoj Varghese
19 Oct 2020

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

img2 Aarti
19 Oct 2020

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

img2 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

img2 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.

img2 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

img2 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.

img2 A. J. Philip
19 Oct 2020