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Monthly Archives: DECEMBER 2019


Why Punjab is opposing CAA and the NRC
30.12.19 - Rajeev Khanna

THE DISTRUST for the Centre is such in Punjab that a large section of Punjabis have been sporting stickers and even number plates in Gurmukhi on their vehicles. While this was to oppose the slogan of ‘one nation-one language’, the average Punjabi was vociferous in ...
  


Hindus and Indians: Why this conflict?
NATIONALISM VS SECULARISM
27.12.19 - Harcharan Bains

FORGET ABOUT ALL Indians being Hindus, not even all Hindus are Indians.
 
There are over 3.3 million Hindus in Pakistan who are as loyal to their country as the Muslims there. They have have had Hindus as legislators, MPs, even federal ministers who are as ...
  


Arrogance of power has its limits
JHARKHAND JHATKA
25.12.19 - VIPIN PUBBY

MOST YOUNG readers may not recall an infamous slogan coined by former Congress president Dev Kant Barua during the emergency when the then prime minister Indira Gandhi was at the peak of power. He had declared that "India is Indira and Indira is India”.

Indira Gandhi ...

  


For all its failures, BJP has found a scapegoat in the Indian Muslims
CAA & NRC
18.12.19 - Markandey Katju

I regret to say this, but I must speak the truth: bad days are coming for the 200 million Indian Muslims (see my article ‘Wake up India, Dark Days Ahead!’)

Consider the facts:

1. About 80% of the Indian population is Hindu, and most Indian Hindus have ...
  


Who Are The Real Termites Eating Up India?
NRC, CAB & THE CONSTITUTION
11.12.19 - Justice Markandey Katju

HOME MINISTER Amit Shah has called Bangladeshi immigrants ’deemak‘ or termites.
 
However, in my opinion it is the BJP which is the real deemak eating up the country by its policy of spreading communal hatred, polarizing society, oppressing and terrorizing minorities, suppressing democracy and neo-fascist ...
  


Killing of Suspects is Not Justice, It's a Crime
AGE OF VENGEANCE
07.12.19 - CHARU SONI

IN THE early hours of Friday, at 3 am to be precise, the Telangana police killed four suspects in the Hyderabad rape-murder case. The killing took place at Chattapally, where the body of the victim was burnt on 27 November.
 
The police claim they went ...
  


Public outcry and brouhaha won't solve the problem of violence against women
DEMANDING LYNCHING OF RAPISTS?
03.12.19 - Markandey Katju

THE RECENT brutal rape-cum-murder of Dr Priyanka Reddy, the young veterinary doctor of Hyderabad, has shocked the whole of India, and there have been loud demands for death sentence of the culprits, one Member of the Indian Parliament even demanding lynching of rapists.

The UN General ...
  



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