The day every Indian was beseeched to hold the Tricolour in hand and have national anthem on lips, Bilkis Bano sat in a remote place in Gujarat with her body going numb,
Release of 11 convicts sentenced to life for the gang-rape of Bilkis and the murder of her family members during the 2002 Gujarat riots is a travesty of justice
In a shocking decision that is a grievous travesty of justice, the BJP government in Gujarat on Independence Day granted remission and released eleven convicts
In ordinary circumstances, Jawaharlal Nehru should have been the toast of the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign that concluded on Independence Day.
True patriotism is inculcating the message of the tricolour – sacrifice, peace and respect -- into our everyday lives
Right to profess, practice and propagate religion is a Constitutional right of every citizen; but it is more honoured in breech than in observance
The RTI Act, which empowers citizens to seek information on the functioning of governments and their agencies, has been greatly diluted by the present regime
The country continues to be a formal democracy, but critics say that it has become an ‘electoral autocracy’. The space for democratic institutions is shrinking.
When a person is 90 or above, an early part of life becomes history. I was born in 1929. World War II (1939-’45) started when I was 10,
No, not a coach to have taught Hitler to paint better, though I do believe if he’d had one to show him how to paint houses better,