When Tribals in many places were being denied their legitimate rights, Fr. Stan Swamy’s consistent question was: “How long will the Adivasis be victims of systemic oppression?”
Journalism today is a profession under duress. History is tainted with the blood of journalists who have been killed because they spoke the truth.
The Changing face of journalism: “Yesterday the country was a slave, a journalist free, but today the country is free and a journalist a slave.”
Christmas reminds me of the census. The Bible says that Joseph and his heavily pregnant wife Mary left their home in Nazareth in Galilee to take part in the census ordered by the Roman Emperor.
That Fr Stan Swamy is innocent, it was never in doubt. From Day One, when his name began doing the rounds as one of the ‘wanted’ in the Bhima-Koregaon conspiracy case
The victory of the Congress party with a comfortable majority in Himachal Pradesh in the recently concluded Assembly elections
The whole lot of institutions – the bureaucracy, the law-enforcement agencies, even the judiciary -- have become choir boys of the saffron ensemble.
For the increasing crimes in Goa, the role being played by those coming from outside the state cannot be discounted
The recent acid attack on a 17-year-old 12th Class student in Delhi, once again draws attention to the easy availability of acid despite a slew of directions passed by the Supreme Court
Many years ago, my column was read by a well-known person in Canada, who decided he would write to me in the email address generally carried beneath my column.